DALLAS – LAWFUEL – US Legal News – Fish & Richards P.C. has announced that three lawyers from its Dallas office and one from its Austin office have been named to the 2007 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Selected to the from the Dallas office were Paul E. Coggins, Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense; Stephen E. Fox, Labor and Employment Law; and Thomas M. Melsheimer, Commercial Litigation. Selected from the Austin office was Alan D. Albright, Intellectual Property Law. A total of 23 Fish & Richardson attorneys from the firm’s 10 offices nationwide were recognized for their expertise.
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.
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 more than 370 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 2005). 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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