Sidley Snags Seasoned IP Pro From McDermott

Law360, New York (January 19, 2012, 3:34 PM EST) -- Sidley Austin LLP bolstered its intellectual property practice with the addition of a former McDermott Will & Emery LLP litigator with technology patent experience to its Palo Alto, Calif., office, the firm said Wednesday.

Seasoned patent litigator and counselor Vera M. Elson — a former partner in McDermott’s Silicon Valley office — will join Sidley’s Palo Alto office toward the end of the month.

Elson said in a statement Wednesday that she was looking forward to the move, adding that she believed Sidley Austin was perfectly...
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