June 19, 2019 (NEW YORK) – Associate Krista Whitaker has been named a member of the 2019-2020 class of the National Bar Association’s Top 40 Under 40 – Nation’s Best Advocates.
The awards recognize the nation's top 40 lawyers under the age of 40 who exemplify a broad range of high achievement in the legal field, including in advocacy, innovation, vision, leadership and overall legal and community involvement.
Krista is an associate in Proskauer’s Corporate Department and a member of the Sports Law Group. She has a broad based practice with a particular focus on clients in the sports and media industries. In addition to her contributions on groundbreaking and industry-defining deals, Krista adds value to her community, serving as co-head of the Firm’s Black Lawyer Affinity Group and organizing student programs for local non-profit organizations, among other contributions.
Founded in 1925, the National Bar Association is the nation's oldest and largest national network of predominantly African-American attorneys and judges.
Krista and fellow award recipients will be honored at the National Bar Association's renowned 40 Under 40 Awards Gala on July 24, 2019, during the NBA's 93rd Annual Convention in New York City, NY.