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Apr. 5, 2009

Helping to Create a Home Field Advantage for the San Diego Padres

"Pinch me. That would be the greatest job," Katie Pothier said when she first learned baseball teams hired in-house lawyers. In 2002 she was named general counsel of the San Diego Padres.

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Before becoming one of the relatively few women in top management positions for Major League Baseball teams as general counsel for the San Diego Padres, Katie Pothier worked in private practice in complex litigation and white-collar defense. Pothier joined the Padres' front office in 2002 after handling some of the team's lawsuits while at Coughlan, Semmer & Lipman in San Diego and began laying the groundwork for the team's move into a new stadium - PETCO Park. P... (continued)

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