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Partner Cynthia Cole Elected to Leaderxxchange Advisory Board


PALO ALTO, CA, June 28, 2021 – Partner Cynthia Cole, Deputy Department Chair of Baker Botts L.L.P.’s Corporate Section in the Palo Alto and San Francisco offices, has been selected to join the board of advisors of Leaderxxchange, a purpose-driven organization that advises and promotes diversity and sustainability in governance, leadership and investment.

“We are thrilled to have Cynthia Cole, a recognized leader in her field, join our Advisory Board.

Ms. Cole's experience and expertise in technology, societal trends and executive leadership will support the development of meaningful diversity and sustainability solutions with impact,” said Sophie L'Helias, founder of Leaderxxchange.

Cynthia’s practice focuses on corporate, strategic and technology transactions and data privacy. She advises clients across a wide variety of industries including technology, retail, telecommunications, social media and life sciences. She acts as outside general counsel to executive teams and boards of directors and advises on mergers, acquisitions, asset purchases and joint development agreements.

The Silicon Valley Business Journal recently recognized Cynthia for her community involvement and influence as a 2020 Woman of Influence. Cynthia is also a member of the Palo Alto Art Center Foundation Board.

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