10/22/2021 | Press release | Archived content
Finnegan partner Cecilia Sanabria was honored as a D.C. Rising Star at The National Law Journal's 2021 Legal Awards. The Rising Star award honors attorneys under age 40 who have made a significant impact in their firms and in their communities.
With a background in mechanical engineering, Cecilia focuses on complex patent litigation and client counseling in the mechanical, industrial, and electrical fields. She represents clients before U.S. district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). Cecilia has been recognized as a "They've Got Next: The 40 Under 40" honoree by Bloomberg Law; as a "Top Lawyer under 40" by the Hispanic National Bar Association; as a "Rising Star" by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA); and as one of the "Influential Women in IP" by World Intellectual Property Review.
Cecilia's leadership roles in the firm include serving as the partner-in-charge of Finnegan's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts. She previously served as co-lead of Finnegan FORWARD (Focused on Raising Women's Advancement, Representation, and Development), the firm's women's business initiative.