Margaret Brent 2012 Honoree Marcia Devins Greenberger
Marcia Devins Greenberger, co-president and founder of the National Women’s Law Center in Washington, D.C., is a nationally recognized women’s rights advocate and an expert on women and the law. She has spearheaded the development of women’s legal rights in the U.S. through litigation, legislative advocacy, appearances before the executive branch and its agencies, and public education. Greenberger also helped create two important programs outside the center dedicated to advancing opportunities for women lawyers. The Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program provides one-year fellowships for recent law graduates to work on women’s legal issues in various organizations in Washington. The Women’s Appointments Project actively recruits highly qualified women lawyers for positions in the federal government.