DALLAS – The Dallas Business Journal has named Reed Smith partner Elizabeth Brandon to its prestigious list of Women in Business Award honorees, the international law firm announced today.

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Brandon litigates and tries complex commercial disputes. She has a proven ability to identify and analyze complicated facts, issues and legal principles – and distill them into concise, logical and persuasive arguments presented to opposing counsel, judges and juries. She has represented individual and business clients in state and federal courts in Texas, California, Delaware, New York and other jurisdictions, including before arbitration tribunals. Her clients have included issuers, directors and officers in securities fraud class actions and litigation arising out of M&A, insider trading, class actions, and a variety of other disputes.

Born in Nigeria and having moved to the U.S. as a child, Brandon credits her experience navigating different cultures as key to her personal and professional success. Brandon is chair of Reed Smith’s African American business inclusion group, STAARS, and founder and chair of the STAARS Associate Academy. She also co-chairs the Dallas office’s Women’s Initiative Network (WINRS).

The Women in Business Awards, now in their 16th year, highlight North Texas executives from a variety of industries, spanning education, aviation, legal services, health care, real estate, technology and more.