Patricia Palacios is a Partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP.  Her work focuses on high-stakes commercial litigation, internal investigations, and regulatory matters in a number of industries including higher education, mining, railroad, automotive, and telecommunications. Patty is recognized as a "Rising Star" both by the National Law Journal and in business litigation by Super Lawyers Magazine since 2014, and in 2020 she was selected by DCA Live for inclusion in their list of Emerging Women Leaders in Private Practice.  Patty is co-chair of Steptoe's Hiring Committee and serves as a member of the Diversity Committee.  Patty has served in various roles for the Leadership Counsel for Legal Diversity’s Fellows Alumni Program and is currently serving as Chair of the Alumni Executive Committee.  

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