Shook, Hardy & Bacon announces the addition of a group of well-known intellectual property attorneys and paralegals from the Ragen Swan law firm who focus on technology and IP transactions and business guidance for marquee technology companies. Partners Amy Ragen and Kevin Swan currently lead the virtual technology transactions boutique and will move to Shook effective June 1, 2021, along with the firm’s other attorneys and its paralegals. The highly sought-after skill set they provide to technology companies will complement Shook’s established IP team who serve the same industry with high-stakes litigation and IP counseling and prosecution. Ragen will chair a new Technology Transactions Practice Group for Shook.
“This is a win-win for our clients and both firms. Having represented the same clients for years, we discovered we are like-minded in our approach, and we look forward to the enhanced services we can now both provide to our shared clients,” stated Shook Chair Madeleine McDonough. “It’s a great match.”
“We are thrilled to have Amy, Kevin and their team join Shook,” said Shook Seattle Managing Partner Bart Eppenauer, who previously served as chief patent counsel at Microsoft. “As a full-service law firm well-known for serving companies in the health, science and technology industries, Shook can now take advantage of Ragen Swan’s stellar reputation and deep expertise in technology and IP transactions to broaden Shook’s portfolio of services to the benefit of our clients. We’re delighted to join forces with such a high-caliber group of attorneys and legal professionals.”
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