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Cheryl Cauley Named Partner-in-Charge of Baker Botts’ Palo Alto Office


PALO ALTO, April 12, 2021 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, has announced that Cheryl Cauley has been named Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Palo Alto office, succeeding Brian Lee, who has held the role for two years.

Cauley is a seasoned lawyer with deep roots in the Bay Area and has received three degrees, including her J.D., from Stanford. She has proven leadership skills at the firm, serving as chair of the Litigation Department’s Tech Litigation practice group, in which she represents technology clients in fields such as internet search, sales and advertising, wireless medical chipset solutions and autonomous vehicles.

“I am pleased that Cheryl will assume this important leadership role and help us maintain the strong momentum we have achieved in Palo Alto, which Brian has been so instrumental in helping us create,” said John Martin, Managing Partner of Baker Botts. “Cheryl has proven herself to be a strong leader at the firm and in the broader Bay Area community. Her background, experience and reputation will help build upon our success even further in Palo Alto.”

Baker Botts is an international law firm whose lawyers practice throughout a network of offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients' industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology and life sciences sectors. Since 1840, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit

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