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Women’s Committee

About Us

The Women’s Committee was formed to provide an opportunity for the firm’s female lawyers to raise individual attorney profiles, to obtain positions of leadership in the community and within the firm, and to embrace networking opportunities through regular meetings, community involvement, leadership development and networking events. 

Members of the Women’s Committee:

  • Susan D. Baker
  • Diane E. DiBlasio, Co-Chair
  • Michele H. Dinterman, Co-Chair
  • Lily I. MacKenty
  • Melody E. McGrath
  • Megan R. Weaver

The Women’s Committee actively serves the local community through its members’ participation and leadership in various charitable associations and volunteer projects. Our female attorneys are involved in the following:

  • Executive Women's Golf Association 
  • Maryland Small Business Development Center
  • Maryland SPCA
  • Sister’s Circle
  • The Women’s Law Center of Maryland, Inc.

Additionally, our attorneys currently serve or have served on the board or are involved in a leadership capacity of the following associations:

  • Alliance of Black Women Attorneys
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Baltimore City
  • Maryland Defense Counsel, Inc.
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of Maryland, Inc.

The Women’s Committee strives to provide new unique opportunities for personal, professional and collaborative growth of business and professional women in the community by sponsoring luncheons and social events, and hosting programs designed to highlight and address legal, social and economic matters of concern for women in business today.

Over the past few years, our Women’s Committee has featured events involving a number of nonprofit organizations including House of Ruth, Suited to Succeed, and Dress for Success. Niles Barton has also been a sponsor of DRI Women in the Law regional events, of which our attorneys are members.