Ruth Smith Baker-Battist, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1965. Member of American Bar Association, Harvard Law School Association District of Columbia (secretary 1963-1965), Women's Bar Association District of Columbia, Bar Association District of Columbia, Federal Communications Commission Bar Association, National Women's Democratic.
Financial analyst Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1960—1965. Private practice law, 1965—1971. Senior attorney Federal Communications Commission, 1971—1973, assistant managing counsel, 1973—1976.
Attorney Cohn & Marks, Washington, 1976—1980. Assistant general counsel MCI Communications, 1980—1986. Sole practice, 1987
Chairman Business & Professional Women's Division, UJAF, since 1983, with campaign cabinet, since 1983, trustee, 1974—1976.
Delegate Convention Union American Hebrew Congregations, 1979—1983. Committee member Board Jewish Education Greater Washington, since 1982.