Hilarie Bass

Hilarie Bass

As Co-President of international law firm Greenberg Traurig and a prolific trial attorney with a highly successful 30-plus year career, Hilarie Bass is one of the most recognized women attorneys in the United States. Hilarie is currently President of the American Bar Association, the world’s largest voluntary professional organization with more than 400,000 members. At Greenberg Traurig, she helps chart the course for the multi- practice firm with approximately 2,000 attorneys across 38 offices worldwide. She currently serves on the firm’s Executive Committee and previously served an eight-year term as national chair of its 600-member litigation department. Hilarie is also the founder and former chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Women’s Initiative.

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Guest Appearances
January 28, 2019

ABA Midyear Meeting 2019: The Working Group to Advance Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

Hilarie Bass, Terry Harrell, and John Berry talk about their involvement in the ABA’s Working Group to Advance Wellbeing in the Legal Profession.

August 7, 2018

ABA Annual Meeting 2018: The Legacy of Hilarie Bass

Hilarie Bass talks about some of the initiatives that defined her presidency.

July 25, 2018

#182: The State of the Legal Profession, with Hilarie Bass

Hilarie Bass talks about some of issues facing the legal industry in 2018 and how the ABA is responding those issues.

June 11, 2018

Attending the ABA Annual Meeting? Here’s a sneak peek

This August, lawyers from around the country will come to Chicago for the ABA Annual Meeting. Wondering whether to make the trip yourself?

March 9, 2018

ABA 2018 Paris Sessions

ABA President Hilarie Bass announces the ABA's 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

February 5, 2018

ABA Midyear 2018: President Hilarie Bass on Homeless Youth, Women in Law, and Education

Hilarie Bass, President of the ABA, talks about the issues she has focused on during her presidency like women leaving the profession, homeless youth, and attorney wellness.

August 15, 2017

ABA Annual Meeting 2017: Welcoming ABA President Hilarie Bass

In this On The Road report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017, new ABA President Hilarie Bass talks about handling criticism and the initiatives she’s taking on.