IAM Patent 1000 recognized Shearman & Sterling’s IP Litigation and IP Transactions practices in its 2021 rankings.
The publication highlighted IP litigation partners Mark Hannemann, Kieran Kieckhefer and Thomas Makin. Clients noted that “Mark is smart and efficient, and his advice and arguments are always very much to the point.” Tom was regarded as “someone you can trust,” and who “builds persuasive stories around his theories.” Kieran was recognized for her litigation capabilities, leadership and her important contribution to the advancement of women in the legal profession.
On the IP transactions side, the publication highlighted partner Jordan Altman. Jordan was acknowledged for his integral nature to the practice and his work on behalf of Raytheon Technologies with respect to its merger with United Technologies.
The IAM Patent 1000 is commonly regarded as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise and leading expert witnesses in the U.S.