April 20, 2012
-- ORANGE COUNTY (April 20, 2012) – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Weldon, partner in the firm’s Orange County office, has been named a 2012 Rising Star by the Southern California Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC-SoCal). Weldon was recognized alongside the other honorees at a reception on April 19th in Laguna Beach.
This small list is composed of extraordinary young outside and in-house counsel. The 2012 ACC-SoCal “Rising Stars” will be the area’s young professionals to watch and are selected based on nominations from in-house and outside counsel peers that highlight great work and contributions to the legal community.
Weldon concentrates her practice in 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, Weldon represents both large and small businesses in intellectual property and other litigation matters, including patent, trademark, trade dress, trade secret, copyright, breach of contract, and tort claims. Weldon is currently the co-chair of the Southern California chapter of the Women's Franchise Network of the International Franchise Association. She has been a member of the Board of Directors for Girls Inc. of Orange County since 2011 and is also a past President of Friends of READ/Orange County (2006-2009).
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 Los Angeles and Orange County, 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.