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Partner Christa Brown-Sanford Named Among Savoy Magazine’s 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers

DALLAS, July 2, 2018 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that Firmwide Deputy Chair of the Intellectual Property Department and Partner, Christa Brown-Sanford, has been named among Savoy Magazine’s “Most Influential Black Lawyers” for 2018 in their most recent issue that features top African American lawyers from across the country.

Christa is based in our Dallas office. In addition to her involvement in the Firm's Diversity Committee, she is also actively involved in the Technology Sector Committee, the Patent Practice Committee, and the Technology Editorial Committee.

Christa also devotes her time to the Dallas community at large, and has been recognized by various organizations for her support and engagement. She has been recognized as a "Minority Business Leader" by the Dallas Business Journal, in 2018; and a "Next Generation Lawyer" by The Legal 500 U.S., in both 2017 and 2018; and also has been named one of the "Best Lawyers" in Dallas by D Magazine, in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

The press release announcing Christa's distinction from Savoy Magazine can be accessed here.

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