PHOENIX—Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP attorney, Cindy Villanueva, has been selected as the recipient of the Hispanic National Bar Association’s 2018 Deputy Regional President of the Year Award.
“Cindy, is an up-and-coming lawyer and a leader in the community in which she works and lives, said Tom Daly, co-practice group leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group. “This prestigious recognition is a testament to Cindy’s dedication to the legal community and we congratulate her on being recognized.”
Villanueva is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group and focuses on trademarks, copyrights, and rights of publicity. She assists clients with trademark selection, clearance, registration and prosecution in the United States and abroad. She has also prosecuted and defended clients in intellectual property litigation before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and federal courts. She also negotiates and drafts license agreements and other contracts involving copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, and other intellectual property.
Villanueva serves as a member of the board of directors for Los Abogados, Arizona’s Hispanic Bar Association and is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project. She also served on Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Diversity and Inclusiveness committee from 2014-2018. Villanueva is a graduate of Valley Leadership, Class 39 and participated in Ladder Down, Class of 2014, as well as the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Latina Leadership Academy in 2016. She received a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of California, Irvine and her J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law.
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Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP is an Am Law 200 commercial law firm handling complex matters in litigation, intellectual property, business transactions, gaming, government relations and other practice areas. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP offices are located in Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Irvine, Phoenix, Reno, Silicon Valley and Tucson.