PRLog - Nov. 2, 2012 - COSTA MESA, Calif. -- ORANGE COUNTY – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Mary-Christine “M.C.” Sungaila, appellate partner in the firm’s Orange County and Los Angeles offices, was named one of The Recorder’s Women Leaders in Law. The annual list recognizes 40 “champion networkers” this year within the October 29th issue of The Recorder and at a reception in San Francisco on November 2nd.
M.C. Sungaila - Women Leaders in Law
M.C. Sungaila has briefed and argued appeals and business issues statewide as well as nationally and internationally. She has helped to define the scope of the duty to warn sophisticated users of product hazards, overturn multimillion dollar judgments, limit the reach of medical monitoring claims, clarify the standards for interstate enforcement of noncompete agreements and secure important rights for women worldwide. She has been pro bono counsel of record for amici in, or consulted on, over 17 women’s and civil rights cases before the United States Supreme Court, the Inter-American Commission, the Inter-American Court on Human Rights and the California Supreme Court and Courts of Appeal. Sungaila is ranked by Chambers as a "notable appellate practitioner"
Sungaila is an active member of the Steering Committee of the ABA Women Rainmakers, Chair of the Amicus Curiae Committee and Vice-Chair of the Appellate Practice Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel, a member of the RAND Institute for Civil Justice's Board of Overseers, and most recently was appointed to the Coastline Community College Foundation Board of Directors.
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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.