PALO ALTO, CA (October 12, 2005) — McDermott Will & Emery's Silicon Valley office now numbers more than 60 attorneys. A partner joined the Silicon Valley office from another McDermott office and several other associates have joined the Firm.
Corporate partner Mark Mihanovic has relocated his primary office to Silicon Valley, after having spent the past several years commuting to Silicon Valley for a portion of his time from his office in Los Angeles. Mr. Mihanovic focuses his practice in the areas of corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, with an emphasis on life science and technology companies. He has served as lead counsel in numerous public and private securities offerings, acquisitions and divestitures and venture capital transactions.
"Mark is great addition to our team and will play an essential role in the continued development of our corporate practice in California," commented Anthony de Alcuaz, partner-in-charge of the Silicon Valley office.
Mary Boyle recently joined as a new associate in the IP group, and Katherine Kim joined as an associate in the Trial Department. Additionally class of 2005 associates, Harper Batts (University of Miami School of Law), Jane Bu (Santa Clara University School of Law) and Michelle Cai (Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley) all joined the Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department.