VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: MARY ANNE SEDEYadmin2020-10-03T17:08:46-04:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Mary Anne Sedey
“I Learned All My Best Skills in the Women’s Movement.”
Employment Rights Attorney. Educator. Organizer. First president of NOW’s St. Louis chapter. First Missouri state coordinator. NOW Midwest Regional Director, 1974. Board member of national NOW. Organizer and first chair, MO ERA coalition. Partner in the first women’s law firm in St. Louis (Anderson, Everett, Sedey & Van Amburg). President and founder of the St. Louis chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association 1995-1998. Past president of Workplace Fairness. Served a six-year term on the Judicial Commission of the 22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri and a member of the executive committee of the Theodore McMillian American Inn of Court. Has taught courses and spoken nationally on trial tactics and employment law issues.
Interviewed by Karen Fishman, September, 2020
Photo 1. Polly Bergen presents Mary Anne Sedey with a check in support of the ERA, 1979. Photo2. Cover of St. Louis Lawyer, November 2013.