WASHINGTON, DC (March 14, 2016) – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is pleased to announce that four of its directors have been named as recipients of the Lawyer Monthly magazine – “Women in Law Awards.” The award celebrates and highlights the achievements of women in the legal profession.

The following directors have received this distinction in the 2016 edition:

  • Tracy-Gene G. Durkin, leader of the Mechanical Patent and Trademark Group, is recognized in the patents category.
  • Deborah Sterling, Ph.D., director in the Biotechnology/Chemical Practice Group, is recognized in the biotechnology category.
  • Monica Talley, leader of the Trademark, Advertising and Anti-Counterfeiting Practice, is recognized in the trademarks category.

As noted by the editors, “Lawyer Monthly is ideally placed to recognise excellence in the legal sector and therefore award industry leading accolades to those that have demonstrated excellence over and above their peers and competitors.”

Please visit the Lawyer Monthly magazine website to see the full roster of the Women in Law Award winners.

About Sterne Kessler
Founded in 1978 and based in Washington, DC, Sterne Kessler is dedicated exclusively to the protection, transfer, and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Our team of attorneys, registered patent agents, students, and technical specialists include some of the country’s most respected practitioners of intellectual property law. Most of our professionals hold an advanced level degree, including more than 55 masters degrees and almost 55 with a doctorate in science or engineering — credentials wide and deep enough to fill the faculty of a science-oriented university.