Global Chair Litigation & Trial, Latham & Watkins
WHY: Leading California litigator; has also served firmwide executive committee and was OC managing partner.
RECENT: Named to lead worldwide department, late 2019. With Judith Hasko, Latham global chair, life sciences, named among top women lawyers in state, 2019.
NOTABLE: Helped defend Allergan against hostile takeover by Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square investment group. Committed pro bono provider, Public Law Center work; bachelor’s, ASU; J.D. from Georgetown.