September 6, 2019
Fitch Even partner Nikki Little was recently appointed Chair of the Chicago Women in IP (“ChiWIP”) Board of Directors. Nikki is a cofounder of the organization and also serves as Co-Chair of the Annual Dinner and Special Events Committees.
Fitch Even partner Calista J. Mitchell is an appointed member of the ChiWIP Board and is Co-Chair of the Mentoring Circles Committee. Fitch Even partner Amanda Lowerre O’Donnell also serves on the Mentoring Circles Committee.
Chicago Women in IP is a vibrant networking and mentoring organization committed to the connection, promotion, and success of Chicagoland-area women working in the field of intellectual property law. ChiWIP offers a variety of educational seminars, career resources, leadership opportunities, and community outreach initiatives.
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