Brenda Swick appointed Vice-chair of American Bar Association Committee on International Procurement
June 8, 2011
Brenda C. Swick
Toronto, June 8, 2011 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that Brenda Swick has been appointed Vice-Chair of the International Procurement Committee of the American Bar Association Section of International Law. Ms. Swick is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department, a member of the International Trade and Investment Law Group, and the co-chair of the National Procurement Group. The Procurement Committee has a general mandate to develop core expertise in different procurement systems all over the world, including Canada.
The American Bar Association (ABA) is the largest voluntary professional association in the world, with more than 400,000 members. The ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public. Through its committees, ABA International identifies emerging areas of international legal practice, helping its members and ultimately their clients respond to emerging international law issues. The ABA Section of International Law, which has more than 20,000 members in 90 countries, is the leader in the development of policy in the international arena, the promotion of the rule of law, and the education of international law practitioners.
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