ARMONK, N.Y. -- Mary McInnis Boies of Armonk recently received the 2015 Judge Learned Hand Award from the American Jewish Committee for her legal and philanthropic work.
Boies, who is counsel at the law firm Boies, Schiller & Flexer, where she specializes in anti-trust and cooperate commercial litigation, was presented with the award on Nov. 12, by the 2014 award winner, Jeremy Temkin. .
In addition to the award, the Westchester County Board of Legislators declared Nov. 16, “Mary McInnis Boies Day” for her work on numerous boards and in the community.
Among her accomplishments, she is a member of the board of directors of the Council on Foreign Relations and chairs its Committee on Nominations and Governance; vice chairman of Business Executives for National Security, a private-sector group that connects best business practices to government agencies in the national security space. She is also on the Executive Committee and Dean’s Council of the Harvard Kennedy School. She is on the board of directors of the International Rescue Committee and has served on the board of the International Center for Journalists.
In addition, Boies has served as vice president at CBS Inc., general counsel of the U.S. Civil Aeronautics Board, assistant director of the Domestic Policy Staff at the White House and counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce.
She founded and later sold MaryBoies Software Inc., a publisher of children’s educational software. Titles include Top of the Key and Slam Dunk Typing. They were recognized among PC Data’s Top 10 titles and Newsweek Magazine’s Top Picks.
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