WILMINGTON, Del., May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson announced today that Susan Morrison, managing principal of the firm's Delaware office, has been selected as a 2017 "Forty Under 40" honoree by the Philadelphia Business Journal. Morrison, who was selected from nearly 400 nominations based on her business success, community involvement, leadership ability, and influence, will be recognized at an event in Philadelphia on May 11, 2017.
In addition to serving as managing principal, Morrison maintains an active patent and intellectual property litigation practice with extensive experience in Hatch-Waxman and life sciences litigation, representing branded pharmaceutical clients on technologies ranging from medications for treating glaucoma to a blockbuster treatment for Hepatitis C. She also has significant experience in medical device litigation.
In the community, Morrison serves on the Board of Directors for Westside Family Healthcare, a nonprofit community health center that provides healthcare to more than 25,000 patients in Northern Delaware and the surrounding area. She is also actively involved in the Federal Bar Association for the District of Delaware.
"Susan is one of a number of talented women at Fish who, at a relatively early time in their careers, have been entrusted with leadership positions on top of their client commitments," said Peter Devlin, President and CEO of Fish & Richardson. "She is a highly accomplished patent trial lawyer and litigator with strong leadership skills who is also giving back to her community. She is truly deserving of this recognition."
Morrison received her J.D., summa cum laude, from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2005, and her B.S., high honors, in cell biology from Haverford College in 2001.
Fish & Richardson is a global patent prosecution, intellectual property litigation, and commercial litigation law firm with more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists in the U.S. and Europe. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives. Fish is the #1 U.S. patent litigation firm, handling nearly three times as many cases than its nearest competitor; a powerhouse patent prosecution firm; a top-tier trademark and copyright firm; and the #1 firm at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, with more cases than any other firm. Since 1878, Fish attorneys have been winning cases worth billions in controversy – often by making new law – for the world's most innovative and influential technology leaders. For more information, visit https://www.fr.com or follow us at @FishRichardson.
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