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Fish & Richardson

April 09, 2015 12:00 ET

Fish & Richardson Attorneys Honored on 2015 Texas Rising Stars List

12 Firm Attorneys Recognized for Expertise in Intellectual Property, Business Litigation

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Apr 9, 2015) - Twelve attorneys from the Texas offices of Fish & Richardson have earned selection to the 2015 Texas Rising Stars listing, which honors the state's top young lawyers.

The exclusive annual list recognizes the top Texas attorneys age 40 or younger and those who have practiced law for no more than 10 years. Honorees are chosen based on nominations from other lawyers and an editorial review by the publication's editors. The list includes less than 2.5 percent of eligible Texas attorneys.

Firm principals Taj Clayton, Andrew R. Graben, Scott C. Thomas and Chad B. Walker earned spots on the 2015 list for their work in business litigation. All four attorneys work in the firm's Dallas office.

Austin principal David M. Hoffman was recognized for his work in intellectual property litigation along with Dallas principals Carl Bruce, David B. Conrad and Britnee M. Reamy and Houston principals Benjamin C. Elacqua and Wasif Qureshi. Associate Michael A. Bittner and staff attorney Theresa Dawson, both of Dallas, also were selected to the 2015 list based on their expertise in intellectual property litigation.

Fish is widely recognized as the top patent litigation firm in the nation based on the number of cases handled. The firm also is known for representing high-profile clients in a variety of commercial litigation matters. Fish recently was named the country's "Patent Contentious Law Firm of the Year" by the publishers of Managing Intellectual Property magazine, the leading international publication devoted to intellectual property law.

Fish & Richardson is a global patent, intellectual property (IP) litigation, and commercial litigation law firm with more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists across the U.S. and Europe. Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 11 consecutive years. Fish has been winning cases worth billions in controversy -- often by making new law -- for the most innovative clients and influential industry leaders since 1878. For more information, visit

For more information on Fish & Richardson's 2015 Texas Rising Stars honorees, please contact Bruce Vincent at 800-559-4534 or

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