The American Lawyer Recognizes Ahsan Shaikh as a ‘Midwest Trailblazer’


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that Chicago-based partner Ahsan Shaikh has been named to The American Lawyer’s Midwest Trailblazers supplement.

Serving as head of McDermott’s Patent Prosecution practice, Ahsan focuses his practice on strategic patent portfolio management and client counseling for computer-related technology companies. In his work within and outside the Firm, Ahsan focuses on helping combat the gender, racial, and ethnic disparity in patent application filings and issuances within organizations, increasing potential innovation output.

The Trailblazers series is a special supplement developed by the business arm of The American Lawyer to recognize professionals who have moved the needle in the legal industry. Read more about Ahsan’s recognition here.

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