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Daily Journal Names Partner Cynthia Cole a 2022 ‘Top Cyber Lawyer’ in California


PALO ALTO, January 20, 2022 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international technology and energy law firm, announced today that Partner Cynthia Cole, who serves as Deputy Department Chair of the Corporate Section in the Palo Alto and San Francisco offices, was selected by the Daily Journal as one of their 2022 “Top Cyber Lawyers” in California.

The journal describes Ms. Cole as a “talent for putting highly technical, esoteric concepts into language that business executives can easily understand.”

“I am the bridge with my clients, helping to manage the outside security experts… and helping to translate the information they find and the next steps [they recommend] to the executive team,” she told the Daily Journal.

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

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