Cindy Villanueva Selected as a Top Lawyer Under 40 by the Hispanic National Bar Association

PHOENIX - Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie intellectual property attorney Cindy Villanueva has been selected by the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) to receive the prestigious “HNBA Top Lawyers Under 40” Award. The award will be presented during the 2018 HNBA Corporate Counsel Conference in San Francisco, CA on March 16, 2018.

The “Top Lawyers Under 40” Award recognizes “accomplished lawyers who have demonstrated professional excellence, integrity, leadership, commitment to the Hispanic community, and dedication to improving the legal profession.”

“We are incredibly proud to honor 33 of our best Latino and Latina lawyers and community leaders from across the nation,” said Erica V. Mason, HNBA National President and Partner at Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP.

Ms. Villanueva, an attorney in Lewis Roca’s Phoenix office, focuses her practice on trademarks, copyrights, and rights of publicity. She assists clients with trademark selection, clearance, registration, and prosecution in the United States and abroad. Her services often involve helping clients implement trademark enforcement programs to strengthen and protect their brands from possible infringers. She also negotiates and drafts license agreements and other contracts involving copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, and other intellectual property.

Ms. Villanueva received her J.D. from UCLA and her B.A. from the University of California, Irvine.

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