Via a press release from the firm, McKool Smith has announced that it is opening an office in the Silicon Valley and is adding intellectual property trial lawyer Courtland Reichman to the mix as well.
“Courtland is a uniquely talented trial lawyer with a stellar track record. He is a perfect match for the firm and will be an invaluable asset to our clients,” Mike McKool said. McKool is the co-founder and Chairman of McKool Smith. “We represent many leading innovators and technology companies in high-stakes patent disputes. Silicon Valley continues to be the hub of technological innovation. This expansion will better position the firm to meet our clients’ needs in the region.”
The brand new office in Silicon Valley is the eighth office for the firm and its second in the state of California. Reichman represents clients in patent and Lanham Act litigation, commercial issues and intellectual property issues.
“McKool Smith is an elite trial firm with an unparalleled track record in intellectual property disputes. When you look at the firm’s growth and success over the past five years, it’s truly remarkable,” Reichman said. “I am excited to join such a formidable group of trial lawyers and look forward to building the firm’s presence in Silicon Valley.”
Reichman will be working in the new office with Principal Jill Wasserman and Senior Counsel Sarah Jorgensen.