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Texas Diversity Recognizes Maria Boyce Among ‘Powerful, Influential Women in Texas’


In the latest issue of Texas Diversity Magazine, Maria Boyce, Partner in Charge of the firm’s Houston office, is recognized as one of “The 2008 Most Powerful and Influential Women in Texas.”

The women were selected under strict criteria - ‘’leadership excellence in the public sector, sustains a record of accomplishments and/or contributions to field of work throughout scope of her career, exhibits and demonstrates a commitment to the highest ethical standards and professional excellence,” among other considerations.

Boyce has extensive experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in intellectual property litigation, including numerous patent infringement and trade secret lawsuits.  In addition, she is on the Advisory Board for Girls Incorporated of Greater Houston and the Board of Directors for the Alley Theatre.

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