Partners Named Among Most Influential Black Lawyers

The list spotlights leaders and visionaries in the industry.

July 02, 2018

San Francisco partner Bob Sims and Washington, D.C. partner Tara D. Elliott have been named to the 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers list. The list, published by Savoy Magazine, “showcases African-American men and women who have been recognized for their legal leadership and expertise in national and global-leading corporations.”

Sims is an experienced trial lawyer who represents businesses and individuals in criminal, civil, and administrative proceedings in the United States and elsewhere around the world. His practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense, economic sanctions, FCPA enforcement, and complex commercial litigation.

As a first-chair trial lawyer, Elliott concentrates on high-profile intellectual property proceedings and commercial litigation. She has represented the world’s leading technology, retail, and manufacturing companies in infringement matters, corporate disputes, and appeals concerning patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and commercial contracts, among other issues.

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