Power List 2014: ROBERTA KAPLAN

4.15.2014

By Out.com Editors

Lawyer, 47

Edith Windsor led the charge against the Defense of Marriage Act, but Kaplan was the force behind the icon. Her arguments in front of the Supreme Court broke down the country’s most egregious law, and her efforts afforded Americans equal rights throughout the country, making her a national hero. She has been recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Lawyers by the National Law Journal.

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