Hilarie Bass is president and founder of the Bass Institute for Diversity and Inclusion, and was a prominent attorney with a career spanning 38 years. In 2018, she founded the Bass Institute, which works with senior management in businesses around the world to create effective strategies to retain women throughout their careers and elevate them to senior management roles. Hilarie speaks on a variety of topics, including gender parity, implicit bias, leadership, and more. She is an advocate for expanding the ranks of women leaders at corporations, nonprofits and other institutions.
During her career as a litigator, Hilarie became one of the most recognized attorneys in the United States, having served as co-president of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig from 2013 to 2018 and as president of the American Bar Association (ABA) from September 2017 to August 2018.
Hilarie is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the current Chair-Elect for University of Miami’s Board of Trustees, and was consistently ranked among the top US lawyers by Chambers USA Guide, The Best Lawyers in America, Lawdragon 500, Legal 500 United States, Florida Trendmagazine’s “Legal Elite,” Super Lawyers, and many others.
Hilarie Bass talks about her career highlights and gives advice to today’s law students.
Hilarie Bass, Terry Harrell, and John Berry talk about their involvement in the ABA’s Working Group to Advance Wellbeing in the Legal Profession.
Hilarie Bass talks about some of the initiatives that defined her presidency.
Hilarie Bass talks about some of issues facing the legal industry in 2018 and how the ABA is responding those issues.
This August, lawyers from around the country will come to Chicago for the ABA Annual Meeting. Wondering whether to make the trip yourself?
ABA President Hilarie Bass announces the ABA's 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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.
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.
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