Avanti Bakane Recognized by Chicago Lawyer and Chicago Daily Law Bulletin as Top 50 Women in Law

July 2021

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani Chicago Partner Avanti Bakane was recognized by Chicago Lawyer and Chicago Daily Law Bulletin at the second annual Salute! Top 50 Women in Law as a honoree.  

Fifty honorees were chosen for their mentoring efforts and for promoting other women in the legal field, their success in the legal community and being an example of leadership. After receiving more than 500 nominations, honorees were screened by the Women’s Advisory Panel and then chosen by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer selection committee. Honorees were announced during a live webinar on June 30th and will be honored at a presentation ceremony at a later date.

Bakane is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (“CIPP”) and co-chair of the firm’s Cyber, Privacy & Data Security group. She works with publicly traded and smaller companies alike in areas such as complex class action, antitrust, breach of contract, and general commercial litigation with a focus upon consumer class action defense. Barred in California and Illinois, Bakane has experience in federal and state courts across the country, and is a key asset in pre-suit negotiations, litigation, and compliance.

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