NEW YORK – February 16, 2021 Brown Rudnick LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of three outstanding lawyers. Danielle D’Aquila, Sarah Hartman, and Matthew York joined the partnership on February 1, 2021. The market-leading lawyers are based in the Firm’s New York, Orange County, and Boston offices, respectively.

“We are proud to recognize this group of highly committed and talented lawyers, representing several offices. With this new partner class, we are also strategically building on our core strengths as a Firm,” said Bill Baldiga, Chairman & CEO of Brown Rudnick.

The newly promoted partners are:

Danielle D’Aquila, Litigation & Arbitration (New York)

Danielle has extensive experience handling complex financial and commercial litigation matters, as well as patent litigation matters. She represents clients in all aspects of litigation and arbitration matters, from pre-litigation advisory services through trial and appeal in federal, state, and bankruptcy courts, and with the American Arbitration Association. Danielle also has experience handling multidistrict litigations.

Sarah Hartman, Litigation & Arbitration (Orange County)

Sarah has a broad commercial litigation practice, with a focus on intellectual property litigation in federal district courts and appellate courts in the United States. She advises and represents clients through all aspects of litigation, from inception through trial and appeal. Sarah has also represented clients in Section 337 investigations in the U.S. International Trade Commission, and in appeals from decisions of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Matthew York, Intellectual Property (Boston)

Matthew focuses his practice on patent prosecution, concentrating on the preparation of national and international patent applications and reports on patentability, infringement, and validity. His experience includes preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications for Fortune 100 companies, midsize corporations, start-ups, individual inventors, and entrepreneurs in a variety of technologies.

About Brown Rudnick LLP

Brown Rudnick combines ingenuity with experience to achieve great outcomes for our clients. We deliver partner-driven services, incentivize our lawyers to collaborate in the client’s best interest, and put excellence before scale. We focus on practices such as distressed debt, corporate restructuring, litigation, M&A, white collar defense, international disputes, and intellectual property, where we are a recognized leader. We have more than 250 lawyers and government relations professionals across the United States and Europe, with offices in key financial centers. Beyond the United States and Europe, we serve clients in the Middle East, North Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

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