Sterne Kessler is pleased to announce that the firm has been named among the 2018 “Best Law Firms” in the Washington, D.C. region, as well as nationally by U.S. News – Best Lawyers rankings. This marks the eight consecutive year Sterne Kessler has been nationally recognized as a top law firm, since the report has been published. Founding directors Robert Greene Sterne and Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D. were recognized individually by Best Lawyers for their achievement in intellectual property law.

Sterne Kessler was ranked “Tier 1” nationally in the area of biotechnology law and ranked “Tier 2” nationally for litigation-patent, and patent law. In the Washington, D.C. region, the firm was ranked “Tier 1” in biotechnology law, litigation-patent, and patent law.

This is the thirteenth consecutive year that Best Lawyers has recognized Mr. Sterne, while Dr. Goldstein has been recognized for ten straight years. Mr. Sterne was selected by his peers in the category of litigation-patent. Dr. Goldstein was also selected by his peers in the categories: biotechnology law, litigation-patent, and patent law. Additionally, Dr. Goldstein was selected for the second time as the Best Lawyers’ 2018 Washington, D.C. “Biotechnology Law Lawyer of the Year.”

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About Best Lawyers

For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Recognition in Best Lawyers is based on peer-review and is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

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 50 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.