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San Diego Magazine announces finalists for the 2016 Woman of the Year

August 26, 2016 Awards,Press Releases

CaseyGerry partner Gayle M. Blatt – who heads up the firm’s complex litigation practice – has been named a finalist for San Diego Magazine’s 2016 Woman of the Year Awards, and will be featured in the publication’s September issue. The Woman of the Year will be announced at the magazine’s annual “Celebrating Women” event on September 29, 2016 at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) in La Jolla.


San Diego Magazine’s Woman of the Year Award is given to one woman each year who has worked tirelessly to affect positive change and enhance the community.  She is an unabashed leader, champion of helping others, and widely respected by her peers for her measurable success in business and outstanding character.

Nominations are evaluated based on the following categories:

  • Leadership
  • Passion and mission
  • Challenges and perseverance
  • Personal integrity, charitable contributions and volunteer work
  • Achievement
  • Humanitarian/social enterprise
  • Impact/measurability

All finalists are honored at the Celebrating Women event on September 29 at MCASD La Jolla, which includes hosted bites and beverages, a networking hour, a panel discussion, awards ceremony and dessert. Last year’s Woman of the Year, Dr. Karen S. Haynes, Dean of California State University San Marcos will present the award to this year’s winner.

Celebrating Women
MCASD La Jolla
September 29, 2016
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased at

About CaseyGerry

CaseyGerry was established in 1947, and is the oldest plaintiffs’ law firm in San Diego. The firm’s 15 attorneys practice in numerous areas, including serious personal injury, product liability, pharmaceutical, mass tort and class action litigation. Headquartered at 110 Laurel St. in the Banker’s Hill neighborhood of San Diego, the firm also has an office in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Calif. For more information, call 619-238-1811.

About San Diego Magazine:

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