Paulette Brown, a partner in Edwards Wildman's
Labor & Employment practice and the firm's chief diversity officer, was selected for the 2013 Fastcase 50, which honors the law's smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders. The article, "Presenting the 2013 Fastcase 50
," noted that at the American Bar Association’s midyear meeting, Brown became the uncontested nominee for president of the ABA in 2015. Brown would be the first African-American woman to serve as ABA President.