ATLANTA – Barnes & Thornburg has added Christina Baugh as a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department in the Atlanta office.
Baugh is an experienced commercial and intellectual property litigator. She advises clients on a variety of complex business disputes, including tort claims, insurance coverage matters and litigation spanning officer liability, shareholder, non-competition and property cases.
“Christina is highly regarded in Atlanta and nationally, and we’re thrilled to welcome her to the firm,” said D. Randall Brown, chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. “Her deep experience in alternative dispute resolution and litigating cases at the state and federal levels enables her to provide well-rounded counsel to her clients.”
Baugh advises businesses of all sizes on a host of commercial matters that arise during disputes between business partners. This includes handling allegations of breaches of fiduciary duties, transferring ownership and management duties between partners and managing matters related to directors and officer liability, shareholder disputes and trade secrets matters.
“Christina is a strong advocate for Atlanta’s thriving business community, helping companies navigate complex matters they encounter during their lifecycle,” said John T.L. Koenig, Atlanta managing partner. “She is also a tremendous civic leader who is extensively involved in the local legal and philanthropic community.”
On the intellectual property side, Baugh, who is admitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, handles trademark, copyright and patent matters. She represents small family owned-business, multibillion dollar corporations and international companies in the manufacturing, gaming and medical device industries, among others. She has successfully resolved intellectual property cases related to infringements, copyright rights, false advertising and design patent rights.
Baugh currently serves as president-elect of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers. In addition, she is an officer for the Atlanta Bar Association and the Atlanta Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and active in the Junior League of Atlanta.
Baugh earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law, and her B.S. from Emory University.
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