Dorsey Names Jennifer Lane Spaith as Seattle Office Head

International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that it has named Intellectual Property Partner Jennifer Lane Spaith as head of the Firms Seattle office effective April 8, 2019.

Ms. Spaith will replace Seattle Office Head and Intellectual Property Litigation Partner Michael Keyes. Ive thoroughly enjoyed my time as Office Head, but look forward to focusing on my role on the Firms Management Committee. It has been an honor and a pleasure leading such a talented group of attorneys and staff in Seattle. Im excited about where we are headed and I know Jennifer will do a terrific job in this role.

Ms. Spaiths practice is focused primarily on representing companies of all sizes in patent prosecution and portfolio management. She routinely works with a wide array of technologies ranging from electronics to artificial intelligence and other complex software systems to digital health and biosensor systems and clean or renewable energy technologies. In addition to maintaining a patent procurement practice, Ms. Spaith frequently advises clients on transactional matters involving technology and intellectual property.

I am pleased to have Jennifer as Head of our Seattle office, noted Dorsey Managing Partner Bill Stoeri. She is a very talented lawyer who understands the Dorsey culture and its client service mission. I am confident that Jennifer will provide excellent leadership going forward.

I am delighted to be assuming this leadership role, said Ms. Spaith. Dorsey has a rich history in Seattle, and I look forward to our continued growth in Seattles vibrant legal and business community. I am honored to be working with our great Seattle team in providing excellent service to our valued clients and continuing to leverage the Firms international platform to the benefit of our clients in the Pacific Northwest and around the globe.

About Dorsey & Whitney LLP Clients have relied on Dorsey since 1912 as a valued business partner. With locations across the United States and in Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Dorsey provides an integrated, proactive approach to its clients’ legal and business needs. Dorsey represents a number of the world’s most successful companies from a wide range of industries, including leaders in banking & financial institutions, development & infrastructure, energy & natural resources, food, beverage & agribusiness, healthcare and technology, as well as major non-profit and government entities.

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