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Fitch Even Partners Named Illinois Leading Lawyers and Emerging Lawyer for 2021

February 5, 2021

We’re pleased to announce that 13 Fitch Even partners have been named “Leading Lawyers” and one partner has been named an “Emerging Lawyer” in Illinois for 2021.

Leading Lawyers:                     

  • Stephen S. Favakeh—Intellectual Property Law, International Business & Trade Law, Patent Law
  • Karl R. Fink—Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law
  • Mark W. Hetzler—Intellectual Property Law, Trade Secrets/Unfair Competition Law, Copyright & Trademark Law
  • Allen E. Hoover—Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law
  • John E. Lyhus—Advertising & Media Law, Copyright & Trademark Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Business & Trade Law, Trade Secrets/Unfair Competition Law
  • Timothy P. Maloney— Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law, Trade Secrets/Unfair Competition Law, Copyright & Trademark Law
  • Joseph T. Nabor—Advertising & Media Law, Copyright & Trademark Law, Intellectual Property Law
  • Steven G. Parmelee—Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law
  • Nicholas T. Peters—Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law
  • Stanley A. Schlitter—Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law
  • Joseph E. Shipley—Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law, Trade Secrets/Unfair Competition Law, Copyright & Trademark Law
  • Alisa C. Simmons—Copyright & Trademark Law, Intellectual Property Law
  • Maureen R. Smith—Copyright & Trademark Law, Intellectual Property Law 

Emerging Lawyer:

  • Nikki Little—Intellectual Property Law, Patent Law, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Law.

Attorneys designated as Leading Lawyers were recommended by their peers throughout the state to be among the top lawyers in Illinois. Less than 5 percent of all lawyers licensed to practice in Illinois have received the distinction of being so named.

Emerging Lawyers have been identified by Leading Lawyers throughout Illinois to be among the top lawyers who are age 40 or younger or have been admitted to the practice of law no longer than 10 years. Less than 2 percent of all lawyers licensed in Illinois have received the distinction of being named an Emerging Lawyer.

The entity Leading Lawyers is a division of Law Bulletin Media. Law Bulletin Media is a diversified print and electronic information company that has been serving the Chicago legal and business communities since 1854. For more information, please visit www.leadinglawyers.com.


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