Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Sandra L. Phillips joined the Houston, TX, office of Morgan Lewis & Bockius as Partner, where she will focus on complex litigation management and strategy. She formerly served as senior vice president and associate general counsel at Pfizer. As Pfizer’s chief litigation counsel, Phillips was a leader in effectively managing litigation by using innovative mitigation strategies and developing the company’s outside counsel partnering program, which resulted in a more efficient and cost effective case management. A former board member of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, she was actively involved in diversity programs and initiatives in private practice and at Pfizer, and provides diversity consulting as part of her regular practice. She recently received the 2008 Diversity Pioneer Award from the Defense Research Institute. Phillips received her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1991, where she was editor in chief and articles editor for the National Black Law Journal. She received her Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988.