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Baker Botts Partner Mollie Duckworth Named Finalist in Austin’s Under 40 Awards



AUSTIN, March 19, 2014 -- Baker Botts Corporate partner Mollie Duckworth has been named a finalist in the legal category for the 16th Annual Austin Under 40 Awards.

Austin’s Under 40 Awards celebrate emerging Austinites under the age of 40 who are leaders in their respective industries and exhibit a solid commitment to serving the Austin community. Notable past winners include Andy Roddick, Michael Dell and 2013 Austinite of the Year Kendra Scott.

Duckworth represents public and private businesses in a wide variety of corporate and securities matters. She represents both public and private companies in connection with M&A transactions, and represents issuers and investment banking firms in public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities. In addition, she advises public and private companies with respect to general corporate and transactional matters, including compliance with federal securities law issues, state corporate law issues and general corporate matters.

Duckworth is a member of the United Way Women’s Leadership Council and the Development Council for the Austin Children’s Shelter. She received a B.S. from the University of Texas and her J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law.

This event was founded in 1997 by the Young Men’s Business League and the Young Women’s Alliance to benefit the Austin YMBL Sunshine Camps and YWA Foundation. Winners in the various categories, plus Austinite of the Year, will be named at the Austin Under 40 Awards gala on Friday, April 4, 2014 at the Austin Music Hall.

All of the finalists for this year’s event can be found here.

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