Rising Star: Irell & Manella's Ellisen Turner

Law360, New York (March 31, 2011, 2:27 PM EDT) -- A former software engineer and boxer, Irell & Manella LLP's Ellisen Turner brought his technical and pugilistic abilities to bear in helping Tessera Inc. win $170 million in damages and settlements in patent and other litigation, earning him a spot on Law360's list of five intellectual property attorneys under 40 to watch.

In addition to semiconductor clients, Turner, 35, a partner in the firm's Los Angeles office, also handles some of the ever-increasing amount of litigation in the video game industry, including representation of Activision Blizzard...
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