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Twenty-Two Finnegan Lawyers Named "The Best Lawyers in America" for 2012

September 2, 2011

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September 2, 2011

Contact:    Barbara C. McCurdy, 202.408.4047
                    Managing Partner

Twenty-Two Finnegan Lawyers Named "The Best Lawyers in America" for 2012

WASHINGTON, DC - Twenty-one Finnegan lawyers have been named to the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Lawyers are chosen for inclusion based solely on the votes of their peers. The results published in the 18th edition of the publication are derived from a national survey involving more than 3.1 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

Appellate and Intellectual Property Law
Donald R. Dunner (Washington, DC)

Information Technology Law
J.T. (Jay) Westermeier, Jr. (Reston, VA)

Intellectual Property Law
Robert D. Bajefsky (Washington, DC)
Denise W. DeFranco (Cambridge, MA)
Ford F. Farabow (Washington, DC)
Christopher P. Foley (Reston, VA)
Laurence R. Hefter (Washington, DC)
Douglas B. Henderson (Washington, DC)
Thomas L. Irving (Washington, DC)
Gerald F. Ivey (Washington, DC)
J. Michael Jakes (Washington, DC)
Basil J. Lewris (Washington, DC)
Charles E. Lipsey (Reston, VA)
Ronald E. Myrick (Cambridge, MA)
C. Larry O'Rourke (Palo Alto, CA)
Richard B. Racine (Washington, DC)
Allen M. Sokal (Washington, DC)
Roger D. Taylor (Atlanta, GA)
Jerry D. Voight (Palo Alto, CA)
Thomas W. Winland (Washington, DC)
E. Robert Yoches (Washington, DC)

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With more than 375 intellectual property lawyers, Finnegan is one of the largest IP law firms in the world. From offices in Washington, DC; Atlanta, Georgia; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Palo Alto, California; Reston, Virginia; Brussels, Belgium; Shanghai, China; Taipei, Taiwan; and Tokyo, Japan, the firm practices all aspects of patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law, including counseling, prosecution, licensing, and litigation. Finnegan also represents clients on IP issues related to international trade, portfolio management, the Internet, e-commerce, government contracts, antitrust, and unfair competition. For additional information on the firm, please visit