UWS graduate named state's top lawyer


Date: 29/09/2009

A UWS graduate has been named the state's top Woman Lawyer of the Year in Private Practice by the Women Lawyers Association of New South Wales.

Anny Slater established Slaters Intellectual Property Lawyers in 2001, and in 2008 the practice was named Best Enterprise at the Australian Business Awards.

Ms Slater is also the Managing Director of the entertainment company Moondance Pictures, which has a production deal with Sony Pictures International.

A 2002 graduate of the Master of Arts (Screenwriting), Ms Slater has recently been asked by Oscar winner Michael Moore to teach at his new school, a role she also filled at Yale University in 2005.

Her collective film work was recently inducted into the Australian National Collection at the Film and Sound Archive in Canberra.

Ms Slater is also an active member in the Law Society's "shadowing program" for Indigenous students, and was last year placed on the NSW Government's honour roll for her outstanding achievements in law, arts and community service.

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