Spencer Fane attorney Mary Bacon was recently awarded the Rising Star award from the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) – Southern Nevada Chapter at its annual Women of Distinction Awards.
The Rising Star award recognizes an emerging leader whose record reflects ongoing and exceptional growth in contribution to the profession and increased levels of leadership, responsibility, and community impact. Professionally, Mary was chosen for her dedication to her clients, successes as a business litigation attorney, and significant contributions to the State Bar of Nevada.
Mary was also chosen for the impact she makes in the community, including her mentorship of diverse attorneys and her co-authorship of feature articles in the Nevada Lawyer magazine, spotlighting Nevada attorneys that have made a lasting impact on the Nevada community. She also works on implicit bias legislation in the Nevada Legislature and performs pro bono legal work for the community. Most recently, she helped a disabled veteran obtain $50,000 in a negligence action.
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