PHOENIX (October 7, 2019) – Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP attorney, Cindy Villanueva, has been selected as the recipient of the Los Abogados' 2019 Emerging Leader Award. Los Abogados, Arizona's Hispanic Bar Association promotes diversity and the quality and administration of legal services for the Latino community.
Villanueva, a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property practice group, focuses on trademarks, copyrights, and rights of publicity. She assists clients with trademark selection, clearance, registration and prosecution in the United States and abroad. She has also prosecuted and defended clients in intellectual property litigation before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and federal courts. She also negotiates and drafts license agreements and other contracts involving copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, and other intellectual property.
Villanueva serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Los Abogados and is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project. She is the Hispanic National Bar Association Region XIV President, which covers Arizona and Nevada. Villanueva is also a graduate of Valley Leadership, Class 39 and participated in Ladder Down, Class of 2014, as well as the Hispanic National Bar Association's Latina Leadership Academy in 2016. She received a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of California, Irvine and her J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law.
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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP is an Am Law 200 commercial law firm handling complex matters in litigation, intellectual property, business transactions, gaming, government relations and other practice areas. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP offices are located in Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Reno, Silicon Valley and Tucson. For more information, visit lrrc.com.