- Dec. 14, 2021
-- Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Phoenix partner Barbara J. Dawson (https://www.swlaw.com/
dawson) has been recognized in InBusiness Magazine's 21 Top Leaders Making a Real Difference (https://inbusinessphx.com/
Each year, InBusiness Magazine selects top local leaders who are building the economy, developing policy, managing people and growing business through innovations that have demonstrated a real positive effect on the business community to give readers some insight into what they see in the coming year for business.
At Snell & Wilmer, Dawson serves on the firm's elected five-person ExecutiveCommittee and three-person Compensation Committee. She has also led the firm's commercial litigation and international practices. Dawson's practice focuses on assisting Fortune 500 businesses and boards of directors with internal investigations, complex litigation and regulatory compliance. She assists companies when legal challenges arise from government action, shareholder, consumer and whistle-blower claims, and other circumstances involving business-threatening conflict and crisis management. She has deep industry experience with several highly regulated business sectors, including financial services, energy, education, government contracting and technology On a national basis, Dawson recently served as one of 16 members of the ABA's Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary that vets and rates federal judicial candidates for the United States Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal and District Courts. On an international basis, she has served as Chair of the Board of Directors for Lex Mundi, an international affiliation of 160 independent law firms located in 100 countries.
Dawson frequently assists clients with matters involving non-U.S. parties and venues, international compliance issues and cross-border investigations. Her experience has included legal engagements, law-related presentations, projects and board of directors' duties on six continentsAbout Snell & Wilmer
Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 450 attorneys practicing in 16 locations throughout the United States and in Mexico, including Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, California; Denver, Colorado; Washington, D.C.; Boise, Idaho; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Portland, Oregon; Dallas, Texas; Salt Lake City, Utah; Seattle, Washington; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit swlaw.com (http://www.swlaw.com/