PRLog - Oct. 26, 2012 - ORANGE COUNTY (October 26, 2012) – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that partner Elizabeth Weldon has been recognized as a National Association of Women Business Owners – Orange County (NAWBO-OC) Affiliate Organization Honoree. Weldon, who was nominated by Girls Inc. of Orange County, received the recognition at NAWBO-OC’s 17th Annual Remarkable Women Awards on October 16.
Elizabeth Weldon, Commercial Litigation Patner at Snell & Wilmer, Orange County
The Remarkable Women Awards recognizes local women business owners and entrepreneurs who have dared to step out, follow their dreams and inspire others with their commitment to what is possible. Affiliate Organization Honorees are nominated by NAWBO-OC Affiliates for exemplifying the theme, “Inspiration, Courage and Hope!” in their daily lives and through their service to the organizations they represent. Honorees are recognized for dedicating themselves and their talents, time and energy to making a difference in the communities they serve.
Weldon was honored for her passion and commitment to Girls Inc. of Orange County, which seeks to deliver life-changing programs that inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With a curricula focused on life skills, college readiness, and workforce development, Girls Inc. equips girls ages 4 ½ to 18 to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow into healthy, educated and independent adults. Weldon has been a member of the Board of Directors at Girls Inc. of Orange County since 2011.
Weldon concentrates her law practice on business litigation, franchise litigation, and intellectual property litigation. She represents franchisors in matters including breach of contract, trademark and trade name infringement, business competition torts, and franchise law claims. Additionally, Elizabeth represents both large and small businesses in intellectual property and other litigation matters, including trademark, trade dress, trade secret, copyright, patent, breach of contract, and tort claims. She graduated magna cum laude and received her B.A. in Classics and Anthropology from the University of Arizona. Weldon then went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from the William and Mary School of Law.
About Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing in nine locations throughout the western United States and in Mexico, including Orange County and Los Angeles, California; Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit www.swlaw.com.