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Managing IP Recognizes 21 Arnold & Porter Lawyers as IP Stars; Fishman Named to “Top 250 Women in IP” List

June 3, 2024

Managing IP recognized 21 Arnold & Porter lawyers as “IP Stars” and “notable practitioners” in its 2024 IP STARS rankings. IP STARS ranks senior practitioners who are leaders in intellectual property, taking into account expertise, workload, and outcomes achieved for clients.

Managing IP also named Deborah Fishman to their “Top 250 Women in IP” list, which recognizes female IP practitioners who “performed exceptionally for their clients and firms in the past year.” Fishman focuses her practice on intellectual property, with a particular emphasis on biopharmaceutical and medical device patent litigation, and has been routinely recognized for her strategic case management and vast expertise. This is the fifth time that Fishman has been named to this list.

The following Arnold & Porter lawyers were recognized by Managing IP:


  • Michael Berta—Patent star
  • Deborah Fishman—Patent star, Top 250 Women in IP
  • Ronald L. Johnston—Trademark star; Copyright star
  • Thomas A. Magnani—Transactions star
  • Rhonda R. Trotter—Trademark star, Copyright star


  • Evan Rothstein—Patent star

District of Columbia

  • David Marsh—Patent star
  • Jennifer Sklenar—Patent star
  • Matthew Wolf—Patent star


  • Michael J. Harris—Patent star
  • Helen Mill Minsker—Notable practitioner
  • Christopher Renk—Patent star, Trademark star

New York

  • David Benyacar—Patent star
  • Daniel P. DiNapoli—Patent star
  • Louis Ederer—Notable practitioner
  • Dori Hanswirth—Copyright star
  • Paul C. Llewellyn—Trademark star


  • Beatriz San Martin—Patent star
  • Ewan Townsend—Notable practitioner

United States

  • Daniel Reisner—Patent star
  • Matthew Salzmann—Trademark star