Alicia Ritchie Named Leading Women Honoree by The Daily Record

Date: 12 / 12 / 16

Type: Press Release

Headshot_0009_Ritchie-Alicia-E-FINAL.jpgMiles & Stockbridge is pleased to announce that Alicia N. Ritchie, a litigator in the law firm’s Products Liability and Mass Torts Practice Group, has been selected by The Daily Record to receive one of the 2016 Leading Women awards.

The honor is awarded to women, age 40 and younger, for the accomplishments they have made so far in their careers. A panel of previous Top 100 Women and Leading Women winners selected the honorees based on their professional experience, community involvement and commitment to inspiring change.

“Alicia is a highly regarded lawyer and community leader,” said John B. Frisch, chairman and CEO of Miles & Stockbridge. “Her commitment to mentoring young lawyers, as well as law students and college students, helps others realize their professional goals and make the most of their potential.”

About Alicia Ritchie

One focus of Ritchie’s community involvement is promoting diversity in the legal profession. She recently became the Baltimore City Lead for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s Law School Mentoring Program, a one-on-one comprehensive mentoring program for first-year diverse law students. She is also a member of the advisory board of the Fannie Angelos Program for Academic Excellence, a diversity pipeline program at the University of Baltimore School of Law.  

In addition to chairing the Coppin State University Development Foundation, Ritchie is a leader of the CollegeBound Foundation’s annual Lawyers’ Campaign, which helps Baltimore City public school students connect with resources that allow them to attend college.

She is also a member of the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys and the American Bar Association TIPS (Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section) Women Trial Lawyers Task Force.

Ritchie received her Leading Women award on December 5 at a reception and dinner in Annapolis.

About Miles & Stockbridge

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