About Candice Cook, Attorney, Writer, Philanthropist, and Motivational Speaker
Dynamic, intelligent, energetic, compassionate, innovative and insightful, Candice S. Cook is an attorney, writer, philanthropist, and motivational speaker with an understanding of current developments in the law from issues related to entertainment, politics, pop culture, intellectual property, social/digital media and new technology to emerging markets and consumer trends.
Educated at the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt Law School with attendance at additional programs at Oxford and Standford, Candice S. Cook is licensed to practice law in New York and Texas. With a remarkable career beginning in private practice as a litigator where she represented luxury hotels, television and cable executives, real estate developers, technology companies, and an assortment of Forbes' and Fortune's notable business executives and corporate giants. Cook expanded her experience beyond litigation to include a vast array of intellectual property, media, telecommunications, and social media issues. Her success in finding creative business-oriented solutions resulted in her invitation to join the Advisory Committee of BlazeTrak.
Her success merging the technology, media, and entertainment world resulted in her being honored as a Pearl Honoree in 2009 , selected as a finalist for Atlanta's Power 30 Under 30 Award, and a winner of Celebration Award in Law in 2012. She appeared in the HBO documentary "Good hair," the 2009 winner for Special Jury Prize for U.S. documentary at the Sundance Film Festival and has also appeared in the American Bar Association Journal, O Magazine, Elle Magazine, The Today Show, and countless other media platforms. Cook is a contributing writer for the Levo League, Women 2.0, and Lifestyle & Charity Magazine.