NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Levine Lee LLP announces today that Teena‑Ann V. Sankoorikal has joined the firm as a partner. She previously was a partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in its litigation department.
Ms. Sankoorikal has represented some of the biggest technology and media companies, including IBM, Warner Brothers Records, Qualcomm and Alarm.com, in a wide range of intellectual property, antitrust and other complex litigation matters. She also represented Frank Reginald Brown in a closely followed dispute relating to ownership interest in Snapchat.
"I've known Teena for more than 15 years. She is an extraordinarily talented litigator, and we are thrilled to have her join our team," says partner Kenneth E. Lee. "Her skill in complex litigation and widely-recognized leadership ability will be tremendous assets to our clients."
"Levine Lee has developed a reputation for excellence in the profession, and I am excited to join this dynamic and growing firm," says Ms. Sankoorikal. "I would not have made a move to any firm other than Levine Lee. This is about the chance to help continue to build this already outstanding firm and augment its intellectual property litigation practice."
Partner Seth L. Levine adds, "Teena's breadth of experience and remarkable skills will complement the firm's complex litigation practice and expand our capacity in the area of high stakes patent, trademark and intellectual property litigation."
In 2016, Ms. Sankoorikal received the National Diversity Council's Multicultural Leadership Award for the Tri‑State Area. In 2015, The Legal 500 United States recommended her for patent litigation work, and she was named among the "Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business" by the Asian American Business Development Center.
Her previous awards and recognitions include Leaders League Innovation ‑ Technology & Intellectual Property Report (2014 and 2015), "Rising Star" by both New York Law Journal and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (2013) and "Best Lawyers Under 40" award from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (2012). She also serves in a variety of leadership capacities for several educational and legal organizations.
Ms. Sankoorikal joined Cravath in 1999 and became a partner in 2007. She earned a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999, where she was the Research Editor for the Law Review, and a B.S. cum laude from Yale University in Chemistry and Sociology in 1996.
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