Epiq’s Alison Wisniewski Named General Counsel of the Year and Top DEI Champion
General Counsel and Secretary honored in ALM’s Women, Influence and Power in Law Awards
NEW YORK – Aug. 28, 2023 – Epiq is proud to announce today Alison Wisniewski, the company’s general counsel and secretary, has been honored in the 2023 Women, Influence, and Power in Law (WIPL) Awards in two categories: General Counsel of the Year and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion.
The WIPL awards honor general counsel, in-house leaders, and law firm partners who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the empowerment of law, according to ALM. Wisniewski will be recognized at an awards dinner on Oct. 18 as part of the Women, Influence, and Power in Law Conference in New Orleans.
Wisniewski is being recognized for both her leadership of Epiq’s legal function and her efforts to support DEI initiatives. As Epiq has grown and evolved, Wisniewski has been involved in every step of the way from working on M&A, to designing and managing global compliance programs, to ensuring the protection of proprietary software – all while being a driving force behind Epiq’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
In her role at Epiq, Wisniewski heads the legal and compliance departments, providing support to the company on a global scale. She also serves as a member of Epiq’s Executive Leadership Team and is the executive sponsor of the company's DEI program and the company's ESG program, driving positive change and making a real difference in the workplace and beyond.
Since joining Epiq in 2010, Wisniewski has guided the company through expansions and transitions, including significant growth via acquisitions, opening offices around the world, and going from a publicly traded company to a private one. And she has done it all while navigating the rapidly changing legal, regulatory and compliance environment.
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