OCTOBER 20, 2016 - Washington, D.C.

The Daily Record (Maryland) has selected Rachel Hirsch, Senior Associate at Ifrah Law, as a recipient of their 2016 Leading Women awards. Ms. Hirsch was also previously honored by The Daily Record with her inclusion in their 2015 VIP List — Very Important Professionals Successful by 40.

The Daily Record’s Leading Women awards honor 50 women who are 40 years of age or younger for the accomplishments they have made so far in their careers. A panel of previous Top 100 Women and Leading Women winners selected Ms. Hirsch and fellow recipients for the award based on their professional experience, community involvement and commitment to inspiring change. The Daily Record launched the Leading Women awards in 2010 to recognize the next generation of Maryland’s women leaders.

With the announcement of this year’s winners, 350 women will have received the award since its founding. “I am honored to be included among The Daily Record’s 2016 Leading Women.  Congratulations to all of my peers who were also recognized for their achievements in their respective businesses,” said Rachel Hirsch upon learning of the award. “I share this honor with my family, friends, and co-workers who have supported me in all of my endeavors.”

“The Daily Record’s 2016 Leading Women are truly inspirational. Their professional accomplishments, community involvement and commitment to inspiring change exemplifies why they are Leading Women in Maryland,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of The Daily Record. “They excel to high levels professionally and personally, and The Daily Record congratulates them on this award.”

The 2016 Leading Women awards will be presented Dec. 5 at a reception and dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. at The Westin, 100 Westgate Circle in Annapolis. Winners will be profiled in a special magazine that will be inserted into the Dec. 6 issue of The Daily Record and available online at www.TheDailyRecord.com. Sponsors of The Daily Record’s 2016 Leading Women awards include Presenting Sponsor Chimes; Reception Sponsor Keswick; Visionary Sponsor VPC, Inc.; and Table Sponsor Epsilon Registration. For more information about sponsorships and tickets for The Daily Record’s 2016 Leading Women awards, visit www.TheDailyRecord.com.

About The Daily Record:

For more than 127 years, The Daily Record has provided trusted legal, business and government information to Maryland readers. In addition to the daily newspaper published five days a week, The Daily Record publishes its website, www.TheDailyRecord.com; five blogs – Business Buzz, Eye on Annapolis, Generation J.D., Ground Up and On the Record; six e-newsletters – Insider, Annapolis Insider, Auction Notices, Maryland Family Law Update,  Legal Jobs and Path to Excellence; its Path to Excellence – A Women’s Guide to Business magazine nine times a year; and a variety of special publications on topics of interest to Maryland business and legal professionals. The Daily Record also honors leading Marylanders through eight annual awards events:  Maryland’s Top 100 Women, Influential Marylanders, 20 in Their Twenties, VIP List, Most Admired CEOs, Innovator of the Year, Leadership in Law and Leading Women.