Boise, ID – September 1, 2020. Hawley Troxell attorney, Gwen Thomson has been awarded the Women’s and Children’s Alliance (WCA) 27th annual Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) honorees. The TWIN award honors women who have excelled in their fields and made significant contributions to industry in executive, managerial, and professional roles.
“Gwen is an outstanding attorney and certainly a deserving recipient of the prestigious TWIN award. Also notable is Gwen’s dedication and hard work as the president of the board of directors for the Northwest Integrity Housing Company, a nonprofit developer of affordable housing,” stated Nick Miller, Managing Partner of Hawley Troxell.
Gwen has over 20 years of experience as a commercial loan officer and brings her knowledge of the banking industry and commercial real estate to her practice. After years in the banking industry, Gwen returned to school for her law degree, she graduated and received her J.D. from Concordia University School of Law in 2018. Gwen was the associate editor of “Food Date Labels and Hunger in America”, Concordia Law Review in 2016 and 2017. Besides her board work with the Northwest Integrity Housing Company, she is a Corporate Officer and volunteer with the Stage Coach Theatre.
Gwen received the CALI Awards, which is given to the highest scoring student in each law school class. Gwen received the award in the following law subjects, Civil Procedure I and II, Torts I and II, Contracts II, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedures, Property Law Review Seminar, Advanced Appellate Advocacy, and Constitutional law. Gwen also the recipient of the Richard Fields Transformation of Society scholarship.
Gwen, along the other TWIN honorees were honored in a virtual celebration on September 1, 2020. Hawley Troxell is a longtime supporter of the WCA and is proud to be a Safety Level sponsor of the 2020 TWIN awards.