Sandra Day O’Connor Board Excellence Award Honorees

The Sandra Day O’Connor Board Excellence Award is presented to women lawyers who have served with distinction as independent directors of public companies and exemplify the manner in which Sandra Day O’Connor leads her life, paving new paths for the women who come after her.

Andrea S. Christensen

Andrea S. Christensen currently serves on the Board of Directors of Keyspan Corporation. Ms. Christensen is Special Counsel in the litigation department at Kaye Scholer LLP, the firm where she was a partner from 1976 to 2005. Her practice focused on class actions, employment and labor, equal rights litigation and

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Barbara Barrett

Barbara Barrett’s career has focused on aviation, trade, and technology. In April 2012, she became interim president of the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She also owns Triple Creek Guest Ranch, a Montana hotel.  Barrett is a member of the boards of the RAND and Aerospace Corporations, and a senior

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Juliette Pryor

Juliette Pryor is a skilled public and private company c-suite executive with 25+ years of business experience. She has deep experience in the board room of multiple corporations, providing key

Kellye L. Walker

Kellye Walker, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN), is a seasoned senior executive with over 25 years of experience helping publicly traded companies

Sarah C. Dodds-Brown

Sarah Dodds-Brown is a strategic business partner and enterprise thinker who effectively anticipates challenges and thoughtfully influences change and evolution.   Over the course of her career at American Express, Sarah