McDermott Snags Ex-Orrick IP Pro For Silicon Valley Office

Law360, Los Angeles (March 19, 2014, 4:14 PM EDT) -- McDermott Will & Emery LLP has snagged an intellectual property, technology and litigation specialist from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP to serve as a partner in its office in California's Silicon Valley, bolstering the firm's rapidly growing IP team, McDermott said Tuesday.

L. Kieran Kieckhefer's practice focuses on patent, copyright and trade secrets law, according to her biography on McDermott's website. The IP expert's past cases have involved software, Internet-related technologies, semiconductor design technologies and other technological fields.

Kieckhefer, who has appellate experience before the U.S. Supreme...
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