Chris LaFollette Named Among GHWCC’s Leading Businesswomen

(Houston) – Akin Gump Houston office partner in charge Chris LaFollette has been recognized by the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce (GHWCC) as being among the region’s leading businesswomen.

As reported by Houston Chronicle in its article “Houston businesswomen to watch in 2016,” the Bayou City was recently ranked by WalletHub as one of the top cities in the nation for female entrepreneurs. The article noted that, from entrepreneurs to executives, Houston is “filled with women who not only founded their own businesses but grew them into successful companies.”

In 2014, Ms. LaFollette was inducted into GHWCC’s Hall of Fame for significantly contributing to advancing women, improving the quality of life for future Houstonians and agreeing with GHWCC’s mission.

GHWCC is a nonprofit business organization of highly influential and diverse women and men dedicated to the advancement and empowerment of women through avenues of leadership, education, advocacy and mentoring.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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