Alex Hagan, First Man to Receive DRI’s Award for Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession
On Friday January 28th Alex Hagan received DRI’s Mary Massaron Award for Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession at DRI’s Women in the Law Seminar in Austin, TX. The award is presented to a DRI member who demonstrates extraordinary efforts in diversity, advocates for the inclusion of women and women’s initiatives, and promotes positive mentoring relationships with women in the legal profession.
Alex has worked tirelessly to advance women in the DRI organization and legal profession, most notably through his work as the DRI Board liaison to the DRI Women in the Law Committee. Alex is the first man to receive this award and credits his success to his mentor, Leslie Packer, Ellis & Winters managing partner, his partner at Ellis & Winters, Ashley Brathwaite, his female colleagues at DRI, and most importantly his wife, Kim Hostetter Hagan, and their children.
Alex has been involved with DRI’s Women in the Law committee for many years. When accepting the award, Alex stated that receiving this award is perhaps the greatest honor of his career.