What Does Winning the Professional of the Year Award Mean to You?

CLM’s Professionals of the Year weigh in on their wins

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What does winning one of CLM’s 2021 Professional of the Year awards at the
Annual Conference mean for you?

“To be named as a finalist and to win the 2021 Young Outside Counsel award was such an outstanding surprise and honor! Receiving this award has definitely strengthened my commitment to the legal profession and to my clients. -Ebony S. Morris, Associate, Garrison, Yount, Forte & Mulcahy. CLM Young Outside Counsel Professional of the Year.

“Winning and losing are both a part of life. I have learned a lot from losing. It’s forced me to move forward and learn from the loss to build a stronger foundation. For me, winning CLM’s Professional of the Year award reflects the passion that I have for litigation management. It means that I am moving in the right direction and emboldens me to continue with my professional endeavors and support of the CLM.” -Felicia McDonnell, Litigation Supervisor - Costco, Gallagher Bassett. CLM Litigation Management Professional of the Year.

“It is an honor and a privilege to be recognized among fellow peers, mentors, and colleagues in the industry—amazing people looking to make an impact in the industry. It means women empowerment, impacting change, and represents humans serving other humans, working together to elevate and enhance the common good.” -Claire Muselman, Vice President, Workers Compensation Center of Excellence. CLM Claims Management Professional of the Year.

“It was such an honor to have been nominated alongside such distinguished nominees. Receiving this award means I successfully exceeded client expectations and have the respect of my peers, which means the world to me. I can’t thank CLM enough for this incredible acknowledgment, as well as the networking opportunities and professional learning community that help us thrive in our professions.” -Kirsten L. Kaiser Kus, Partner, Bryce Downey & Lenkov. CLM Outside Defense Counsel Professional of the Year.

“With a desire to learn, a commitment to expand your network, and dedication to your craft, you can make an impact within the industry. However, without the opportunity that CLM has provided, I would not be where I am today, and I am forever grateful for this distinction and honor.” -Mitchell Dane-Henry, Insurance Program Manager, Sprouts Farmers Market. CLM Young Industry Professional of the Year.


Number of speakers and presenters who
participated at this year’s Annual Conference.

Source: CLM


Amount raised by CLM Annual Conference attendees for Giving Kitchen through mulligans from the golf outing, 2020 Annual Conference hat sales, and online donations.

Source: CLM

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Phil Gusman

Phil Gusman is CLM's director of content.  phil.gusman@theclm.org

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