Candice Cook Simmons is the Managing Partner at The Cook Law Group, PLLC, a published writer, noted philanthropist, and business strategist in the technology, entertainment, and corporate sectors. Her firm has handled groundbreaking intellectual property matters—including the trademarking and strategy behind Dominique Ansel’s Cronut™ pastry—and business, entertainment, social impact/entrepreneurship, film, television, and talent issues for clients across the globe including in Japan, China, Israel, Monaco, Mexico, France, U.S., UAE, Ghana, South Africa, and the UK. She was cited as one of the top interviews for the “Talentedly” platform of 2015 as well as one of the top-five podcast interviews for “Today’s Leading Women” and was the number 1 downloaded interview on the business podcast “Beyond The Business Suit.” In 2016, she was selected as one of The National Black Lawyers Top 100 and was published in the book Unconditional--an anthology released with National Geographic.
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