Baker McKenzie Partners Christina Sajous Bullock, Elizabeth Ebersole and Julia Skubis Weber have been named to the 2024 list of Notable Women in Law by Crain's Chicago Business. This annual list recognizes outstanding female lawyers in the Chicago area for the impact made through their client work, leadership and commitment to community and mentoring activities.  

Christina Sajous Bullock is a Partner in the Firm's North America Transactional Practice Group. Known for providing unwavering client service, her practice focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, carve-outs and spinoffs. She also works closely with the cross-border tax team on corporate restructurings, post-acquisition integrations, global cash utilization projects, legal entity rationalizations and other complex projects. Christina has proven herself as a strong leader, advocate and mentor for inclusion, diversity and equity within the firm and the community. She is co-chair of the Firm's North America Black Alliance for Networking and Advancement (BANA) and has been an integral part of the group's growth and the career development of its members. Christina is also a member of the Almost Home Kids (AHK) President's Advisory Council, which provides an innovative community-based care system for children with complex medical conditions transitioning from hospital to home. 

Elizabeth Ebersole is a Partner in the Firm's Global Employment and Labor Law Practice Group. She advises clients on a wide range of domestic and international employment-related matters, with an emphasis on matters related to cross-border transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, reorganizations and post-acquisition integrations. As co-chair of the Firm's women's affinity group, BakerWomen, Elizabeth has proven herself to be a strong role model for the younger generation of women lawyers and a leader in the advancement of women in the workplace. She has held leadership roles in numerous programs throughout the Firm and community, including Baker McKenzie's 2022 Election Protection initiative and the Brookfield Zoo Associates Board. Elizabeth is also a dedicated supporter of the Greater Chicago Food Depository, Every Mother Counts and the World Food Program.

As a Partner in Baker McKenzie's Global Tax Practice Group and co-chair of the Tax Planning and Transactions practice, Julia Skubis Weber routinely advises US multinational and foreign-owned clients on cross-border tax issues, including internal reorganizations, structuring of outbound and inbound investments, foreign tax credits, subpart F, GILTI, withholding and treaty analysis. Julia is an adjunct professor in Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s LLM in Taxation Program, where she teaches the Controlled Foreign Corporations class. She is a hands-on mentor to younger lawyers, focusing on the development of the next generation of women leaders. Julia also works tirelessly to foster inclusion, diversity and equity goals within the firm and the community.

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