'One Of The Family': Why Trial Attys Love Their Local Counsel

By Cara Salvatore (April 8, 2022, 4:18 PM EDT) -- When key-copying startup KeyMe was preparing for trial against industry giant Hillman Group over a handful of patents, Sean Pak was concerned. The San Francisco-based litigator and co-head of the intellectual property litigation practice at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP would be trying to convince a group of rural Texans that KeyMe hadn't infringed the patents. As a seasoned trial lawyer, Pak knew making an authentic connection to jurors is paramount. He also knew he wasn't the person to do it....

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