LOS ANGELES (February 13)Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that attorneys from the firm’s Los Angeles offices were selected as 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers. Mary Craig Calkins was named in the Insurance Coverage category for the 11th year, while Larry McFarland and Dennis Wilson were recognized in the Intellectual Property Litigation category.

The Super Lawyers distinction honors attorneys who attain a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement as some of the region’s pre-eminent lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations, all of which result in a comprehensive and diverse listing of the top five percent of attorneys in each state.

Mary Craig Calkins focuses her practice on insurance recovery for policyholders in complex, high value matters. Her extensive coverage experience includes directors and officers liability, professional errors and omissions, entertainment and intellectual property claims, cyber liabilities, e-commerce and technology claims, labor and employment claims, construction defects, first party property and business interruption losses, and broker liability issues. She also counsels clients on maximizing coverage under their policies.  

Larry McFarland is the Managing Partner of the firm's Los Angeles office and serves as Chair of the firm’s Diversity Council.  He focuses his practice on litigation and counseling in all areas of intellectual property law, including copyright, trademark, rights of publicity and privacy, and unfair competition. Mr. McFarland has successfully represented start-up to Fortune 500 companies across a broad spectrum of industries.

Dennis Wilson focuses his practice on trademark, copyright, licensing, technology, online advertising and Internet law issues. He has represented some of the world’s largest media, entertainment, technology and fashion companies in complex litigation, counseling and transactions. Mr. Wilson provides strategic counseling to businesses and celebrity clients on a wide range of intellectual property and privacy issues and has litigated infringement, false advertising, idea submission, rights of publicity and unfair business practices actions across the United States.

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