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Connolly Gallagher Welcomes Alan R. Silverstein and Regina S. Schoenberg

Regina Schoenberg and Alan Silverstein at the Wilmington officeConnolly Gallagher is pleased to announce the addition of two new attorneys.

Alan R. Silverstein has joined the firm as a Partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation and Delaware Business, Commercial, and Corporate Litigation practice groups. Alan has extensive experience in commercial and complex litigation, with a focus on patent litigation, trademark litigation, and trade secret litigation. In addition, he has regularly represented clients in contract disputes and business tort matters in both Delaware and federal courts. He is experienced with all phases of litigation including large-scale electronic discovery and managing scientific experts. Alan earned his J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law and a bachelor of science from Ursinus College. Alan is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the Richard K. Herrmann Technology American Inn of Court.

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Karen Bifferato Receives 2021 Women’s Leadership Award from DSBA

The Delaware State Bar Association (DSBA) honored Bankruptcy Partner Karen Bifferato with its 2021 Women’s Leadership Award at the organization’s annual awards luncheon on December 7, 2021.

The Women’s Leadership Award honors a member of the Delaware Bar whose character, strength, personality, achievement and activities in matters affecting women lawyers have served as an inspiration to and a model for women lawyers in their professional careers.  In her 27 years practicing law in Delaware, Karen has demonstrated her commitment to the local community. She has mentored students through the Delaware High School Mock Trial Program and chairs Connolly Gallagher’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. 

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Delaware Today Top Lawyers® 2021 Recognizes 22 Connolly Gallagher Attorneys

Wilmington, DE (October 25, 2021) – Delaware Today has released its 2021 Top Lawyers® list.  In total, 22 Connolly Gallagher LLP lawyers were selected for inclusion across nine practice categories. The results are based on a poll issued to all 4,900 members of the Delaware Bar Association to vote.

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News Journal Names Connolly Gallagher LLP a Winner of the Delaware Top Workplaces 2021 Award

News Journal Names Connolly Gallagher LLP a Winner of the Delaware Top Workplaces 2021 Award

Wilmington, Delaware, August 22, 2021 – Connolly Gallagher LLP has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by News Journal Top Workplaces. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the success of any organization: including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

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14 Connolly Gallagher Lawyers Listed in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®

Wilmington, DE (August 19, 2021) –Fourteen lawyers from Connolly Gallagher LLP were selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in Wilmington, Delaware.  The results are based on peer-review evaluations from thousands of eligible attorneys.

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Chambers HNW 2021 Recognizes Connolly Gallagher for Delaware Private Wealth Law

In its 2021 guide, Chambers High Net Worth ranked Connolly Gallagher LLP for Private Wealth Law in Delaware. Sources report the Trusts & Estates team has “a tremendous amount of integrity and deserve a tremendous amount of respect in terms of their ability as lawyers.

Three Connolly Gallagher attorneys appear in the individual rankings of leading Delaware Private Wealth Law lawyers, with Gregory Weinig recognized for the second year in a row in Band 1 for Private Wealth Law. In addition, Scott Swenson has been recognized in Band 1 for Private Wealth Disputes.

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IAM Patent 1000 2021 Again Ranks Connolly Gallagher for Delaware Patent Litigation

IAM Patent 1000 2021 Again Ranks Connolly Gallagher for Delaware Patent Litigation

Connolly Gallagher can be relied on for the right steer on all issues that come up in patent litigation,” the 2021 edition of IAM Patent 1000 ranks the firm’s intellectual property group for Delaware IP law firms.

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2021 Amendments to Delaware’s General Corporation Law and Alternative Entity Statutes

2021 Amendments to Delaware’s General Corporation Law and Alternative Entity Statutes

In its current session, the Delaware legislature passed a number of amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (the “DGCL”), the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the “DLLCA”), the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (“DRULPA”) and the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act (“DRUPA” and, together with the DLLCA and DRULPA, the “alternative entity statutes”). Delaware Governor John Carney signed these bills into law on June 30, 2021. The amendments become effective on August 1, 2021.

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Arthur G. Connolly III Named “IP Star” by Managing IP

Arthur G. Connolly III Named “IP Star” by Managing IP

Managing Intellectual Property released its 2021 Managing IP – IP Stars Guide naming Arthur G. (“Chip”) Connolly III as an IP Star for Delaware.

Managing IP is a global magazine, and the “IP Stars” feature recognizes highly recommended IP practitioners in private practice. The research is conducted over a six-month period by an experienced team of research analysts in the Managing IP offices in Hong Kong, London and New York and covers a variety of IP practice areas and more than 70 jurisdictions.

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Chambers USA 2021 Ranks Connolly Gallagher Three Delaware Practices

Chambers USA 2021 Ranks Connolly Gallagher Three Delaware Practices

Connolly Gallagher LLP appears in three Delaware practice categories in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business released today. The prestigious Chambers guide has consistently ranked Connolly Gallagher for Delaware Chancery, Intellectual Property and Labor & Employment services.

Chambers sources including firm clients and market commentators compliment Connolly Gallagher attorneys and say:

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