Maria Fernandez Williams – Endorsements

Affiliates

1.       Hispanic Bar Association – New Jersey
2.       Long Island Hispanic Bar Association
3.       Latina/o Bar Association of Washington
4.       Puerto Rican Bar Association – NY
5.       Mexican American Bar Association of Los Angeles County
6.       San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association
7.       San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association
8.       Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia (HBA-DC)
9.       Dominican Bar Association

Individuals

1.       Gelvina Stevenson, Associate University Counsel, Weill Cornell Medical College; HNBA President, Region II
2.       Adrienne Valencia Garcia, Counsel, IBM;  Deputy  Regional President, Region II
3.       Linda Maria Wayner, Deputy Regional President, Region II
4.       Gemaliel Delgado, Co-Chair Mentoring Committee, Region II
5.       Natacha Carbajal, Deputy Regional President, Region II
6.       Neysa Alsina, Co-Chair Mentoring Committee, Region II and Board Member, Puerto Rican Bar Association
7.       Carmen Segarra, Former Regional President, Region II
8.       Juan Cartagena, President and General Counsel, Latino Justice – PRLDEF
9.       Mauro Wolfe, Partner, Duane Morris; Latino Justice – PRLDEF Board Member
10.   Fernando Bohorquez, Partner Baker Hostetler, Latino Justice – PRLDEF Board Member; HNBA Committee Chair Region II (2011 Recipient of the HNBA Top 40 Award); Chair, New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Civil Rights
11.   Maria Melendez, Partner, Sidley Austin, LLP; Latino Justice – PRLDEF Board Member
12.   Jeff Maldonado, VP – Deputy General Counsel, Verizon, Latino Justice – PRLDEF Board Member
13.   Mauricio Paez, Partner Jones Day, Latino Justice – PRLDEF Board Member
14.   Ivelisse Clausel,  BMS: Latino Justice – PRLDEF Board Member
15.   Brigida Benitez, Chief, Office of Institutional Integrity, Inter-American Development Bank; Latino Justice – PRLDEF Board Member; Newly Elected DC Bar Board of Governors Member; Past HNBA VP of External Affairs
16.   William Malpica, Sr. Vice President, Royal Bank of Scotland;  Latino Justice – PRLDEF Board Member
17.   Leticia Padilla – Morales, HNBA President, Region VI
18.   Rolando Bascumbe, HNBA President, Region VII
19.   Donald Urrabazo, HNBA President, Region XVIII
20.   Hannah Breshin-Otero, HNBA President Region V
21.   Rafael Zahralddin- Aravena, Managing Shareholder, Elliot Greenleaf;  Former President Region IV
22.   Jorge Barcelo, Senior Compliance Manager, Control Components Inc.; HNBA National Treasurer
23.   Robert Maldonado, Partner, Cooper & Dunham LLP; LGBT Section Leader
24.   Sylvia Torres-Guillen, Co-Chair HNBA Latina Commission; President Latina Lawyers, MABA Foundation Board
25.   Donato Tapia, US Dept of Education; Co-Chair, Hispanic History Committee and HNBA Co- Founder
26.   Carlos Ortiz, General Counsel, Goya Foods; Former HNBA President (1992-1993)   NOTE SENT UNDER SEPARATE COVER – was missing her note
27.   Victor Marquez, Marquez Law Firm; Former HNBA President (2007-2008); General Counsel, San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association
28.   Nelson Castillo, Nelson Castillo Law Firm, Former National HNBA President (2005-2006)
29.   Lillian Ortiz, Lillian Ortiz Law Firm;  Lifetime HNBA Member and Former HNBA Vice President of Membership and Regions
30.   Dennis Vega, Partner, Sedgwick LLP
31.   Antonio Seda,  Sr, Trial Attorney, MTA; Former Puerto Rican Bar Association Board Member
32.   John Arrastia, Jr., Partner, Arrastia & Capote
33.   Jaime Ramon, K&L Gates, Fundraising Chair, Dallas Annual Convention
34.   Francisco Castro, McAndrews, Held & Malloy Ltd.
35.   Michael Rosas, U.S. Administrative Law Judge, NLRB; Treasurer, Hispanic Bar Association of Virginia
36.   Thomas Delany, Partner,  Sedgwick LLP
37.   Vielka Holness, Director Pre-Law Institute John Jay College; President-Elect of  Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors (NAPLA)
38.   Marlon Paz, Office of Institutional Integrity, Inter-American Development Bank,
39.   Marco Gonzalez, Partner, Duane Morris
40.   Rogelio Carrasquillo, Counsel, Gibbons
41.   Jorge Mestre, Partner, Rivero Mestre; Past Regional President Region VIII and Co-Chair of 2009 HNBA National Mid-Year Convention
42. Martin Garza, Partner K&L Gates
43. Juan Manuel Trujillo, Partner, Arnold Porter; Board Member, Latino Justice-PRLDEF
44. Suzette Recinos, Chair, HNBA International Business Law Section, Pitney Bowes
45. Frank Torres, Duffy & Duffy, Uniondale, New  York
46.Carlos G. Ortiz, Vice President & General Counsel, Goya Foods, Inc.
47. Harry Valtek, Corporate Privacy Officer, MetLife; 2011 Recipient of the HNBA Lawyers Under 40 Award

As of July 7, 2011