Fish & Richardson Named #1 Litigation Firm and #1 IP Litigation Firm Representing America's Largest Corporations

BOSTON, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson has been named the #1 Overall Litigation firm and #1 IP Litigation firm for America's largest corporations inCorporate Counsel's 2012 "Who Represents America's Biggest Companies" survey. Fish was the #1 "Litigation King" according to Corporate Counsel with 16 mentions from Fortune 100 companies including Microsoft; Google, Inc.; Amazon; and Bank of America Corporation.

Corporate Counsel searched public records to determine the outside counsel most frequently used by Fortune 100 companies in five different practice areas, including intellectual property litigation, patent prosecution, contracts litigation, labor litigation, and torts litigation. The results are based on data from 2011.

"It is an honor and a privilege to have so many of America's largest corporations trust us to handle their most important high stakes litigation," said Ann Cathcart Chaplin, Litigation Practice Group Leader for Fish & Richardson. "We have topped the IP Litigation survey for the past three years because we consistently deliver the quality, results, and value that our Fortune 100 clients expect."

Corporate Counsel, which is published by ALM, is a monthly business magazine for chief legal officers and in-house counsel at corporations.

Fish & Richardson is a global law firm providing strategic counseling and litigation services to innovative clients who seek to protect and maximize the value of their intellectual property (IP). With more than 375 attorneys and technology specialists practicing IP strategy and counseling, IP litigation, and business litigation, Fish is known for its superior technical expertise. Fish has been named top patent litigation firm in the country for eight straight years, a premier IP firm for America's biggest companies, and an elite top tier law practice. For more information, visit or follow @fishrichardson on Twitter.

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