August 10, 2020

Allyson Baker and Lisa Jose Fales Named to Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation for 2020

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WASHINGTON, DC (August 10, 2020) – Venable LLP is pleased to announce that Allyson Baker and Lisa Jose Fales have been ranked among the Top 250 Women in Litigation for 2020 by Benchmark Litigation. This year marks the fifth time Ms. Fales has been named to the list and the second time for Ms. Baker.

The Top 250 Women in Litigation is the product of an extensive research process encompassing months of investigation into the individual litigators’ professional activities, client feedback surveys, and individual interviews. These women have earned their place among the leading female litigators by participating in some of the most impactful litigation matters in recent history, as well as by earning the hard-won respect of their peers and clients.

Allyson Baker, a partner, chair of the firm’s Financial Services Practice, and co-chair of the Consumer Financial Services Practice in the Washington, DC office, is a trial attorney, civil litigator, and counselor with significant experience in the federal government and private practice. Allyson has served as lead counsel in some of the most significant and high-profile cases and investigations in the consumer financial services area.

Lisa Jose Fales, a partner, chair of the firm's Antitrust Practice, and a co-chair of the Regulatory Practice in the Washington, DC office, represents Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging businesses in antitrust, advertising, marketing, and regulatory matters. She focuses on antitrust litigation, civil government antitrust investigations, mergers, acquisitions, and antitrust counseling.

Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to the world’s leading litigation firms and lawyers. It provides law firm and lawyer rankings based on extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists, and their clients, as well as analysis of the market’s most important cases and firm developments.


Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC that serves as primary counsel to a worldwide clientele of large and mid-sized organizations, nonprofits, high-net-worth entrepreneurs, and other individuals. With more than 850 professionals across the country, including California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Virginia, and Washington, DC, the firm strategically advances its clients' objectives in the U.S. and around the globe. Venable, which is celebrating its 120th anniversary, advises clients on a broad range of business and regulatory law, legislative affairs, complex litigation, and the full range of intellectual property disciplines. For more information, please visit