Christina Zabat-Fran

GENERAL COUNSEL: ST. JOHN KNITS INTERNATIONAL INC.

General Counsel Award honoree … first UCI Law grad class … started 2010 at high-end apparel maker as summer intern … advises on manufacturing, distribution, retail issues … negotiates contracts, licensing, technology, real estate … St. John employs 400 in Irvine, 600 in Mexico … 230 retail outlets, 55 stores and boutiques of its own … black belt in taekwondo