Cecile S. Hatfield for Excellence in Aviation

The Cecile S. Hatfield award for excellence in aviation law or aviation insurance is presented annually at the Aviation Law and Insurance Symposium to a member of the aviation law and insurance industry. Recipients of the award have demonstrated career achievements that represent the highest standards and goals of the industry.

2009 Cecile S. Hatfield Award for Excellence in Aviation Law

She worked as a fashion model for an Italian designer, she did television commercials on the Arthur Godfrey and Gary Moore shows, appeared as Miss Ziegfeld in the Ziegfeld Follies, starred in a movie with Frank Sinatra, and even took time to earn her real estate license.

Now as she thought about a career in law, she saw the possibility of becoming a lawyer and doing something in aviation.  If she could combine the two then she could have fun and help people. So she did.

In 1975, Cecile received a Juris Doctorate from the University Of Miami School Of Law, graduating with honors.

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Meredith Carr