Quinn Emanuel Snags Patent Pro From Covington

Law360, New York (January 12, 2011, 1:57 PM EST) -- Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP has lured intellectual property trial attorney Gillian Thackray from Covington & Burling LLP, bulking up the firm's patent expertise in its San Francisco office.

Thackray, who joined Quinn Emanuel as a partner Jan. 3, focuses her practice on both the defense and plaintiff sides of patent litigation and on strategic patent counseling.

She told Law360 on Wednesday that Quinn Emanuel's stellar trial practice was the key factor that drew her to the firm.

"It's a dynamic firm that focuses on...
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