Two Merchant & Gould Partners Named Top Rated Lawyers 2013 and Women Leaders in the Law by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell®

November 30, 2012

Merchant & Gould, an intellectual property law firm, is pleased to announce that two of its partners, Adda C. Gogoris and Karen D. McDaniel, have been named as 2013 Top Rated Lawyers by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell®. Both attorneys are also named as Women Leaders in the Law.

In order to qualify for Top Rated Lawyers and Women Leaders in the Law, attorneys must have an AV Preeminent® peer review rating, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards.

Gogoris is recognized in the following categories: patent prosecution, patent procurement and patent opposition management. McDaniel is recognized in the following category: intellectual property.

To create this list of Top Rated Lawyers, LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® tapped its comprehensive database of Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ to identify lawyers who have been rated by their peers to be AV® Preeminent™ – the highest Peer Review Rating available. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings are driven by the confidential opinions of lawyers and members of the judiciary who receive invitations from LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, via an online survey or by mail, to provide reviews of lawyers of whom they have professional knowledge.

About Merchant & Gould

Merchant & Gould is a national intellectual property law firm with more than 100 attorneys in offices in Atlanta, Denver, Knoxville, Madison, Minneapolis, New York, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. The firm has represented the worldwide intellectual property interests of clients in diverse industries and technologies for over 110 years.