Venable staff attorney Nancy Tinch has been sworn in as President Elect of the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys of Maryland, Inc. (ABWA) for the 2016 - 2017 term. Tinch will serve as the 33rd President in the 2017 - 2018 term. Founded in 1979, the ABWA's mission is to promote the interests of African-American women attorneys, improve the skills for the efficient practice of the profession, and increase the viability and recognition of African-American women attorneys.
Active with the ABWA for many years, Tinch previously served on the ABWA's executive board as Member at Large and as a member of the Judicial Nominating and Community Service committees. A member of Venable’s Products Liability and Mass Torts Group, she defends corporate clients in industry-wide toxic tort litigation.