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Kilpatrick Townsend’s Lisa Pearson Named One of the National Law Journal’s Most Outstanding Women Lawyers
NEW YORK (May 8) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that New York Partner Lisa Pearson was recently named one of the National Law Journal’s 2015 Most Outstanding Women Lawyers. Ms. Pearson was recognized for her “prowess as a copyright and trademark litigator,” including a recent success for client Clif Bar & Co. in the Southern District of New York. She has achieved excellent results for her clients in lawsuits around the country, in opposition and cancellation proceeding before the US Patent and Trademark Office and in UDRP proceedings to recover domain names. She also counsels clients on intellectual property issues and has designed and implemented successful policing, enforcement, anti-dilution and anti-counterfeiting programs.
National Law Journal honored as Outstanding Women Lawyers the nation’s most accomplished female attorneys, representing excellence in private practice, corporate counsel work, public interest law, legal education and the judiciary. After reviewing hundreds of nominations submitted from around the country, a committee of National Law Journal editors selected only 75 women to honor for their outstanding achievements. Honorees were recognized for developing successful practices, attaining professional leadership roles, performance in significant cases, representation of the underserved or indigent and demonstrating efforts to improve diversity in the profession.
In late 2014, Ms. Pearson was singled out as one of the Top 20 Most Influential Women in IP by Law360. In 2013 and again in 2015, she received the Client’s Choice Award for Intellectual Property: Trademarks in NY. She has consistently been ranked as leader in her field by World Trademark Review, Managing Intellectual Property, Legal 500, Super Lawyers and other publications.
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