Weil, Gotshal & Manges elevated the firm’s first female co-chair to its 350-attorney litigation department as Elizabeth Stotland Weiswasser joins current co-chairs David Lender and Jonathan Polkes.

Weiswasser, who practices out of New York, is the second woman to be chair or co-chair of one of the firm’s four primary departments, which are corporate, tax, litigation and restructuring.