Christy Tosh Crider is chair of Baker Donelson’s Health Care Litigation Group and the Women’s Initiative, and is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Christy concentrates her practice in health care litigation, managing the litigation of numerous health care facilities around the country, as well as serving as outside general counsel.

I was a co-panelist with Christy onwebinar on women in law earlier this year, and was so impressed with everything Baker Donelson has done to promote and advance women lawyers under Christy’s leadership.

For example, during Christy’s tenure as the Women’s Initiative Chair, Baker Donelson has earned numerous recognitions as an exceptional workplace for women, including being named by Seramount (formerly Working Mother Media) to its Best Law Firms for Women list, and being ranked 15th nationally in diversity for women in the 2022 edition of Vault’s “Best Law Firms for Diversity.” Baker Donelson was also recognized by the Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA 2018 as a finalist in the category of Outstanding Firm in Advancing Gender Diversity and Inclusion.

Christy has overseen numerous key initiatives at Baker Donelson, including the adoption of an industry-leading parental leave policy; implementation of a firm-wide mentoring program for women; creating a program that awards business development grants to women attorneys; and a training program designed to help women attorneys achieve equity shareholder status. Christy was named a 2018 recipient of the A Great Place to Work® For All Leadership Award by FORTUNE magazine.

Learn more about her in this Women Who Wow profile.

I’ve known Liz Sobe for years and served on a Legal Marketing Association board with her. While on that board she said something to me that has become one of my guiding principles in life – “assume good intent.” Such wise words from a wise woman!

Liz is a marketing communications professional with extensive experience in legal and private equity markets. To maximize her team’s delivery of top-quality client service, Liz uses a collaborative approach, personalizing relationship-development initiatives both internally and externally.

Known for her inclusive, results-oriented approach to the business of marketing communications, Liz is an industry leader. She has held many leadership roles in professional services organizations, including the Legal Marketing Association and International Legal Technology Association.

Learn more about Liz in this installment of Women Who Wow.

I am so excited to have my friend and industry colleague Chris Fritsch in the Women Who Wow series.

To me and many in the legal industry, Chris is THE authority for all things CRM and data quality related.

Chris works together with leading professional services firms across the country to help support their CRM and client intelligence efforts and maximize their return on investment.

She writes and speaks nationally on topics including client relationship management, business development, relationship intelligence, eMarketing and the use of technology to enhance profitability. Learn more about her in this profile.

In this Women Who Wow profile, get to know mid-size law firm Parker Ibrahim & Berg’s Partner and Director of Litigation Procedures (East Coast), Tracy DeWitt.

Tracy works closely with the heads of PIB Law’s litigation team in the day-to-day management of the firm’s East Coast litigation portfolio and the implementation of firm litigation policies and procedures. Tracy brings more than 25 years of litigation experience to her role. Connect with her on LinkedIn.