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Baker Botts Corporate Partner Hillary H. Holmes to Receive the “Premier Women in the Law” Award by AWA

HOUSTON, November 4, 2016 - Baker Botts L.L.P, a leading international law firm, announced today that firm Corporate partner, Hillary H. Holmes has been selected to receive the “Premier Women in the Law” 2017 award by The Association of Women Attorneys of Houston (AWA). 

Ms. Holmes is one of four women to receive this award, which is presented to individuals who have contributed to the Houston legal community, through their own professional achievement, their community involvement and actively seeking to advance other women in the law. 

The award ceremony will take place on March 1, 2017 at the AWA’s annual scholarship luncheon.

The Association of Women Attorneys is organized to promote the common business interests of women in the legal profession. In particular, the AWA strives to improve opportunities for, and to promote the recognition of, women attorneys. 


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