KERA’S “CEO” FEATURES PAT STANTON OF BAKER BOTTS LLP

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DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the July episode of KERA’s CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with Pat Stanton, Partner In Charge, Dallas, of the international law firm Baker Botts, LLP. Stanton discusses the challenges of real estate law and explains how the legal profession has evolved throughout the years. “When I first started practicing law 30 years ago, all it required was that you become very good at your craft; you work really hard and if you did that work would just flow through the door,” says Stanton. “But today it’s not so much like that. Today you have to be concerned with the business of law.” Stanton also discusses negotiating with business leaders from around the world, including emerging markets such as India, Brazil, Russia and China.

KERA’s CEO features insightful discussions with successful North Texas business leaders from the corporate and not-for-profit sectors about what it takes to make a company successful in today’s global marketplace and changing economy. The July episode featuring Pat Stanton airs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2013, on KERA TV with rebroadcasts at noon Sunday, July 7, and at 10:30 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2013. CEO also can be heard at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013, on KERA 90.1 FM. Following the initial on-air broadcast, the half-hour program will be available on www.kera.org/ceo. Previous CEO episodes are available on demand at www.kera.org/ceo.

CEO is sponsored by Executive Education at the Naveen School of Management, The University of Texas at Dallas, Hodges Capital Management and Sewell Automotive Companies. More information about Baker Botts can be found at www.bakerbotts.com.

ABOUT PAT STANTON

Pat Stanton is Partner In Charge of the Dallas office of Baker Botts, one of the oldest, if not the oldest, law firms in Texas. She also represents owners and developers of commercial real estate projects in the United States and internationally. Ms. Stanton represents sponsors in the formation of real estate funds and developers in nearly every aspect of commercial real estate development, including land acquisition, negotiation of debt and equity financing, negotiation of tenant leases, construction contracts and management agreements and negotiation of reciprocal easements, covenants and development agreements. Typical projects include first-class office buildings, hotels, condominiums, major retail centers and mixed-use properties.

In addition to representing developers, Ms. Stanton advises sellers, investors and purchasers in the acquisition and disposition of commercial properties, including office and retail projects, apartments, hotels and mixed-use projects. Ms. Stanton also advises tenants of major office and industrial properties, from the request for proposal stage through lease execution.

ABOUT CEO

Host Lee Cullum conducts insightful discussions with successful North Texas business leaders from the corporate and not-for-profit sectors about what it takes to make a company successful in today’s global marketplace and changing economy. CEO episodes are available on-demand at www.kera.org/ceo.

ABOUT KERA

KERA is a not-for-profit public media organization that serves the people of North Texas. The station broadcasts to the fourth-largest population area in the United States. KERA produces original multimedia content, carries the best in national and international public television and radio programs, and provides online resources at www.kera.org. The station’s extensive coverage of the arts can be found at www.artandseek.org. KERA-TV broadcasts on Channel 13.1. KERA WORLD broadcasts on 13.2. KERA-FM broadcasts on 90.1 in Dallas/Fort Worth/Denton, 88.3 in Wichita Falls, 100.1 in Tyler and 99.3 in Sherman. The music station KXT 91.7 FM is also streamed online at www.kxt.org.