PALO ALTO, CA (August 9, 2004) LAWFUEL – Best for law news, law, …

PALO ALTO, CA (August 9, 2004) LAWFUEL – Best for law news, law, legal news, law jobs – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology and growth enterprises worldwide, today announced that it has expanded its litigation practice with the addition of a new partner, Terry Kearney. Kearney, who specializes in strategic intellectual property and patent litigation, will be based in the firm’s Palo Alto headquarters.

Prior to joining Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Kearney was a partner at Fish & Neave, where he amassed nearly two decades of experience in counseling technology and life sciences clients on patent infringement actions, licensing, and pre-litigation matters. He has extensive litigation experience for companies such as General Electric, Linear Technologies, and Varian Associates, and has represented Becton Dickinson and Nellcor at trial. Kearney received his J.D. from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in marine chemistry from the University of Hawaii. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of San Diego with a B.A. in biology.

“Terry is well known for both his technical and legal acumen,” says Partner Ron Shulman. “His strong IP litigation background, combined with his patent expertise and trial experience, make him a true asset to the firm’s litigation team.”

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s broad range of services and legal disciplines is focused on serving the principal challenges faced by management and the board of directors of business enterprises. The firm is nationally recognized as a leader in corporate governance, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, securities class action litigation, intellectual property litigation, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and technology licensing and other intellectual property transactions. The firm, which is headquartered in Palo Alto, has offices in Austin, Reston, New York, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, and Seattle. For additional information, please visit