McManis Faulkner Partner Elizabeth Pipkin Honored with YWCA of Silicon Valley's TWIN Award

The TWIN Award recognizes successful women executives for their outstanding achievements and demonstrates the esteem in which companies hold their women executives.
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San Jose, CA ( April 25, 2011 - McManis Faulkner, a leading Northern California trial firm, announces that Partner Elizabeth Pipkin was honored by the YWCA of Silicon Valley with a Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Award. In its 27th year, the TWIN Award is one of the nation's most prestigious awards given by local and regional YWCAs. Established to pay tribute to women in business, the TWIN Award recognizes successful women executives for their outstanding achievements and demonstrates the esteem in which companies hold their women executives. Honorees represent a cross-section of Silicon Valley companies, including those in the technology, legal, communications, non-profit and healthcare industries.

"Taking on some of our largest and toughest cases, Elizabeth is an outstanding trial lawyer and deserving of the YWCA's TWIN Award. The honor is reflective of her in-depth legal expertise and client service - knowledge that she passes on as the head of our firm's associate training group. Elizabeth grooms our younger lawyers on how to prepare for trial and to be successful before judges and juries. We are proud to have Elizabeth on our team and pleased to have her efforts recognized," said firm founder and name partner, James McManis.

Pipkin represents Fortune 500 companies, closely held businesses, charitable institutions, and individuals in a range of trial work, including IP disputes, securities fraud claims and personal injury cases. In addition to her practice, she heads the firm's associate training group and serves on the board of trustees of the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley, the largest provider of free legal services for those in need in Silicon Valley. Pipkin received her J.D. from Harvard Law School (2001) and her B.A. from Brigham Young University (1998).

About the YWCA of Silicon Valley

The YWCA of Silicon Valley has provided services for more than 100 years in Santa Clara County. Its mission is to empower women, children and families, and eliminate racism, hatred and prejudice. For additional information, visit the organization's Web site at

About McManis Faulkner

McManis Faulkner, a San Jose, Calif.-based trial firm, provides a full range of services, representing both corporations and individuals through trial and appeal. The firm handles a wide range of litigation, including business, civil rights, class actions, criminal, employment, family, general civil, intellectual property, personal injury, probate, and professional negligence. With experienced, well-trained trial lawyers and staff, McManis prides itself on its diversity - beyond ethnic, cultural and religious diversity, women comprise a majority of the firm's management and staff. On the Web:

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