Leadership State Bar of Texas
Sara Duran, a corporate associate in the Dallas office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been selected for the 2010-2011 class of the Leadership State Bar of Texas (SBOT). The program, a diversity initiative between the State Bar of Texas and Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA), is designed to recruit, train, and retain Texas lawyers for leadership positions in the legal community and the State Bar of Texas. Duran’s practice focuses on complex corporate and transactional matters, including representation of private equity firms and public companies in connection with public and private acquisitions, divestitures, and investment transactions. She also advises clients with respect to general corporate governance matters and compliance with applicable securities regulations. Duran received her Bachelor of Arts from Southwestern University and her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.