SOURCE: Fish & Richardson

September 21, 2011 10:50 ET

Fish & Richardson Has 28 Attorneys Selected for 2012 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 21, 2011) - Fish & Richardson announced today that 28 of its attorneys -- 15 percent of the firm's principals -- have been named in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The Best Lawyers guide is based on a peer-review survey in which tens of thousands of leading attorneys throughout the country confidentially cast their votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties. Because lawyers cannot purchase a spot on the list, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

The 28 Fish lawyers on the list are:

  • Juanita R. Brooks, Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Litigation, and White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • Ann N. Cathcart Chaplin, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Ruffin B. Cordell, Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation
  • Timothy Devlin, Patent Litigation
  • David L. Feigenbaum, Patent Law and Technology Law
  • Roger D. Feldman, Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Anthony L. Fletcher, Intellectual Property Litigation and Trademark Law
  • Michael E. Florey, Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation
  • Stephen E. Fox, Employment Law (Management), Labor Law (Management), and Labor & Employment Litigation
  • David R. Francescani, Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation
  • Timothy A. French, Patent Law and Trademark Law
  • David J. Healey, Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Litigation, and Patent Law
  • Gilbert H. Hennessey, Patent Litigation
  • Charles Hieken, Patent Litigation, Patent Law, and Trademark Law
  • Robert E. Hillman, Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation
  • William Jacks, Legal Malpractice Law, Legal Malpractice Law (Plaintiffs), Medical Malpractice Law (Plaintiffs), and Personal Injury Litigation (Plaintiffs)
  • Lawrence K. Kolodney, Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation
  • William B. Mateja, Regulatory Enforcement Litigation and Securities Litigation
  • William J. Marsden, Jr., Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation
  • Douglas E. McCann, White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • Michael J. McKeon, Patent Litigation
  • Thomas M. Melsheimer, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Litigation, and White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • John B. Pegram, Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Litigation, and Patent Law
  • Frank P. Porcelli, Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation
  • Frank E. Scherkenbach, Patent Litigation
  • John M. Skenyon, Patent Litigation
  • Nancy L. Stagg, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Labor & Employment Litigation
  • Dorothy P. Whelan, Patent Law

As the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, Best Lawyers' lists represent the most reliable, accurate, and transparent guide to the best lawyers available anywhere. The Best Lawyers in America, which is based on almost four million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers, includes approximately 41,000 attorneys in 126 practice areas covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Fish & Richardson is a leading global law firm with more than 375 lawyers and technology specialists practicing intellectual property strategy and counseling, intellectual property litigation and business litigation. The depth and breadth of our technical expertise sets us apart from our competitors and helped earn us "IP Firm of the Year" in 2010. For more than 130 years, Fish has been serving great innovators by protecting and defending big ideas and helping clients build successful businesses. The firm has been recognized for its excellence by some of the leading industry resources including top patent litigation firm in the country for seven straight years, a premier IP firm for America's biggest companies and an elite Tier 1 law practice in the areas of IP litigation, patent prosecution, ITC and life sciences. For more information, visit www.fr.com.

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