Alexis Barkis Named Vice President of the Lee County Association for Women Lawyers
NAPLES — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Alexis Barkis, an associate in the firm's Labor & Employment Practice Group, has been selected as the new Vice President of the Lee County Association for Women Lawyers ("LCAWL").
LCAWL is devoted to actively promoting the advancement of women in the legal profession and seeks to promote women’s opportunities and rights by enhancing the visibility of women within the legal profession, the local and state judiciary, and within the Lee County community at large, by creating and maintaining supportive networks among women in the legal and business professions.
Barkis has been Treasurer of LCAWL since 2018 and a Board Member since 2016. She represents employers of all sizes across a wide range of industries with issues involving the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other federal, state and local fair employment and anti-discrimination issues.
About the Lee County Association for Women Lawyers
The Lee County Association for Women Lawyers (LCAWL) is a local branch of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL), an organization that was founded in 1951 with the goal of propelling women lawyers into economic, social and leadership spheres of power. LCAWL is dedicated to actively promoting and supporting the advancement of women within the Lee County legal community.