BLB&G Partner Rebecca Boon to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at NYCBA’s 5th Annual International Law Conference on the Status of Women

March 4, 2024

On March 8, 2024, BLB&G partner Rebecca Boon will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the New York City Bar Association’s 5th Annual International Law Conference on the Status of Women, in honor of her work as a founding member and the chairperson of Beyond #MeToo: A Working Group on Corporate Governance, Compliance, and Risk. Comprised of diversity-inclusion experts, litigators, and academics, B#MT is dedicated to understanding the root causes of workplace harassment, discrimination, and misconduct and making corporate America a better and more inclusive place for all of us to work.

Rebecca has been litigating securities fraud and shareholder rights actions for fifteen years, recovering billions of dollars for the firm’s institutional investor clients. She has advanced equality in the workplace by co-founding the Beyond #MeToo working group and leading landmark recoveries that have resulted in important social change among industries. In addition to her litigation responsibilities, Rebecca co-leads BLB&G’s Women’s Committee, is active in BLB&G’s Women’s Forum, and is a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee. Rebecca also regularly lectures at law schools, universities and conferences in the U.S. and abroad on the topics of ESG, social change, sexual harassment, and shareholder litigation.