08.12.2009 Williams Mullen Attorney Elizabeth Davenport Scott Wins Triangle Business Journal’s 'Women in Business' Award RALEIGH, NC-  Williams Mullen announces that Elizabeth Davenport Scott was recognized as one of the top businesswomen in the Triangle at the Triangle Business Journal’s Women in Business Awards luncheon on August 6, 2009. Ms. Scott is a partner in the firm’s Litigation section and chair of the firm’s Women’s Initiative.

“I was so honored to receive this award alongside so many inspiring women,” said Scott. "I am truly grateful to have been selected for this award in the “Mentor” category.”

“We are so pleased with Elizabeth’s recognition in the greater Raleigh business community. She has been an important part in the management and growth of our firm,” said Keith Kapp, vice president at Williams Mullen.

About Elizabeth Davenport Scott

Elizabeth Scott is a partner in the Litigation Section of Williams Mullen and represents businesses in products liability, insurance coverage, and business disputes. Ms. Scott was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in 1986 after clerking on the North Carolina Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. Ms. Scott is admitted to practice in all three U.S. District Courts for the State of North Carolina, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. She also is certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission to mediate cases pending in the Superior Courts of North Carolina. Clients benefit greatly from the trial and negotiation skills Ms. Scott has developed through her years of service as both a client advocate and mediator.

Ms. Scott is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, and the Defense Research Institute. Ms. Scott serves as a board member of The Shepherd's Table Soup Kitchen and is active in White Memorial Presbyterian Church as a Deacon. Ms Scott has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America and was named a 2008 “Woman Extraordinaire” by Business Leader magazine.

Ms. Scott received her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

About the Women in Business Awards

Each year, the Triangle Business Journal recognizes 25 of the Triangle’s most influential businesswomen and one lifetime achievement winner at the Women in Business Awards. The winners were nominated by colleagues, clients and community members and have undergone a rigorous selection process.