Fluet is delighted to share that Marlena Ewald, Vice Chair of the firm’s Government Contracts Practice and Head of the Government Contracts Regulatory Compliance section, has been honored as one of DCA Live’s Emerging Women Leaders in Law for 2024. This prestigious recognition marks the second year in a row that Marlena has received this award.

The DCA Live Emerging Women Leaders in Law award celebrates exceptional women attorneys who are emerging as leaders within their firms and the broader Washington, D.C. legal community. Honorees are recognized for their outstanding achievements in leading practice groups, serving in key management roles, and going above and beyond in mentoring and developing junior attorneys.

This honor highlights Marlena’s significant impact in the government contracting industry. Her unique perspective, gained from her previous role as in-house counsel at a government contractor, sets her apart and has equipped her with invaluable insights into the challenges faced by businesses in this industry.

Marlena also consistently helps make diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) a priority by actively participating in webinars, seminars, and continuing education on current best practices. Her dedication helps to ensure that Fluet fosters a culture where employees of all backgrounds feel welcomed, supported, and able to thrive.

“Marlena’s recognition as one of DCA Live’s Emerging Women Leaders in Law, for the second year in a row, is a testament to her outstanding legal skills, leadership abilities, and deep commitment to mentoring the next generation of attorneys,” says Tom Craig, Managing Partner. “We are extremely proud of Marlena’s accomplishments and her dedication to fostering an inclusive environment where all can thrive.”

Marlena’s repeated selection for this award highlights her unwavering dedication to excellence in her practice, as well as her commitment to fostering the growth and success of the next generation of legal professionals.

Fluet attorneys and staff congratulate Marlena on this well-deserved honor and thank her for her invaluable contributions to the firm and the legal community! View the full list of honorees at dca-live.com.