Jackson Walker is proud to announce that corporate attorney Stephanie Chandler has been named a winner of the San Antonio Business Journal’s 2017 Women’s Leadership Awards. The awards recognize some of San Antonio’s most influential women, both in business and in the community.
Stephanie is a partner in the firm’s San Antonio office where she leads the corporate practice group. She provides legal counsel to companies on securities transactions, mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing and commercialization, and other general corporate matters. Highlights of her career include representing CST Brands, Inc. in its $2.4B spinoff from Valero Energy Corporation in a deal that created the second-largest publicly traded fuel and convenience merchandise retailer in North America.
In addition to handling complex matters on behalf of her clients, Stephanie works to advance the development of business and technology in the San Antonio area. Stephanie holds leadership positions with several organizations, including the Board of Directors and Chair of the Grant Committee of the San Antonio Medical Foundation, Board of Trustees and Investment Committee of the Texas Research & Technology Foundation, President of the Women’s Energy Network, Board of the Master’s Leadership Program where she co-chairs the Economic Development Day, and the planning committee for the North San Antonio Chamber’s CFO Forum. She is also a newly elected member of the Board of the United Way of Bexar County. She also serves as a mentor with the RealCo Accelerator and is active with the San Antonio Angel Network.
Within Jackson Walker, Stephanie works to promote business development and provides mentorship to up-and-coming attorneys. She is a founding member of JW Startup, the firm’s startup-focused legal practice, chairs the Technology practice group, leads initiatives related to the development of young professionals, serves on the firm’s strategic planning committee, and takes an active role in the firm’s recruiting and retention efforts.
Winners of the 2017 Women’s Leadership Awards will be recognized at an awards luncheon on August 24 in San Antonio. For more information, view the full list of winners on the SABJ’s website.