BASF Bulletin Board: Our Members and Leaders Circle Firms Making Headlines

Members Honored for Pro Bono Service

The following BASF members were recently honored by the Alameda County Bar Association for their pro bono legal service: Agniezska Adams, Roisman Henel and Summer Nastich, Morris Polich & Purdy.

Litigation Departments of the Year Announced

The following BASF Leader Circle Firms were announced as “Litigation Departments of the Year” by The Recorder: Latham & Watkins (Overall winner); O’Melveny & Myers (Entertainment); Latham & Watkins (Antitrust and White Collar); Cooley (Intellectual Property and Privacy); Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Labor & Employment); Morrison & Foerster (Consumer Class Action);

Additionally, Hilary Ware of Netflix was recognized with an In-House Impact award.

Daily Journal Announces Leading Intellectual Property Attorneys

The following BASF members were recently included in the Daily Journal’s “Leading Intellectual Property Attorneys” list: Christa Anderson, Keker & Van Nest; Michael Bettinger, Sidley Austin; Andrew Bridges, Fenwick & West; Daralyn Durie, Durie Tangri; Susan Hollander, K&L Gates; Annette Hurst, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; Daniel Johnson, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; Jennifer Lloyd Kelly, Fenwick & West; Harold McElhinny, Morrison & Foerster; Laurence Pulgram, Fenwick & West; Ashok Ramani, Keker & Van Nest; Michael Rhodes, Cooley; George Riley, O’Melveny & Myers; Clement Roberts, Durie Tangri; Stephanie Skaff, Farella Braun + Martel; Robert Van Nest, Keker & Van Nest.

Additionally, the following BASF members were included on the list as “Top Portfolio Managers and Patent Prosecutors:” Catherine Polizzi, Morrison & Foerster; Michael Ward, Morrison & Foerster; Nan Wu, Cooley; and Peter Yim, Morrison & Foerster.

San Francisco Business Times Announces Bay Area Influential Women in Business

The following BASF members were included in the San Francisco Business Times “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” for 2015: Kathryn Fritz, Fenwick & West; Annette Hurst, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; Jennifer Lloyd Kelly, Fenwick & West; Amy Ross, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; and Lori Schechter, McKesson Corporation.

San Francisco Business Times Named Best Places to Work

BASF Leader Circle firm Fenwick & West was included in the San Francisco Business Times “Best Places to Work in the Bay Area” list in the Large Company category.