Boston, MA, September 5, 2006 – LAWFUEL – Law News Network – Fish & …

Boston, MA, September 5, 2006 – LAWFUEL – Law News Network – Fish & Richardson P.C. has announced that 23 of its attorneys have been named to the 2007 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The Best Lawyers guide is based on a peer-review survey in which thousands of leading attorneys throughout the country cast their votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties. Since lawyers are not allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in the Best Lawyers guide is considered a distinguished honor.

The Fish & Richardson lawyers on the list are:
*Alan D. Albright, Austin office, Intellectual Property Law
• Juanita R. Brooks, San Diego office, Intellectual Property Law and White-Collar Criminal Defense
* Paul E. Coggins, Dallas office, Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense
* Ruffin B. Cordell, Washington, D.C. office, Intellectual Property Law
* Mark S. Ellinger, Minneapolis office, Intellectual Property Law
* David L. Feigenbaum, Boston office, Intellectual Property Law and Technology Law
* Roger D. Feldman, Boston office, Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law
* Mark A. Fischer, Boston office, Entertainment Law
* Anthony L. Fletcher, New York office, Intellectual Property Law
* Stephen E. Fox, Dallas office, Labor and Employment Law
* David R. Francescani, New York office, Intellectual Property Law
* Timothy A. French, Boston office, Intellectual Property Law
* John E. Gartman, San Diego office, Intellectual Property Law
* Gilbert H. Hennessey, Boston office, Intellectual Property Law
* Charles Hieken, Boston office, Intellectual Property Law
* Robert E. Hillman, Boston office, Intellectual Property Law
* William J. Marsden, Wilmington office, Intellectual Property Law
* Thomas M. Melsheimer, Dallas office, Commercial Litigation
* John Pegram, New York office, Intellectual Property Law
* Frank P. Porcelli, Boston office, Intellectual Property Law
* Frank E. Scherkenbach, Boston office, Intellectual Property Law
* Dorothy P. Whelan, Minneapolis office, Intellectual Property Law
* John Taylor “Ike” Williams, Boston office, Entertainment Law, First Amendment Law, and Media Law

Since its inception in 1983, the Best Lawyers book has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. The list is based exclusively on an exhaustive peer-review survey of top lawyers across the country, representing 80 specialties, who confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current 13th edition of Best Lawyers (2007) is based on more than 1.8 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

Founded in 1878, Fish & Richardson is one of the largest law firms in the U.S. practicing exclusively in the areas of intellectual property, litigation, and corporate law. The firm has over 420 attorneys and technology specialists in 10 offices nationwide. Fish & Richardson has long represented great innovators and entrepreneurs, including pioneering inventors such as Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, and the Wright Brothers. Fish & Richardson handles more patent litigation than any other law firm in the U.S. (IP Law & Business July 2006). It is the top firm in patent cases at the International Trade Commission and rates among the top U.S. firms in patents and trademarks obtained.

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