Fish & Richardson Principal Thad Kodish Named 2013 "Rising Star" by Daily Report

Sep 18, 2013, 11:39 ET from Fish & Richardson

ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson announced today that Thad C. Kodish, managing principal of the firm's Atlanta office, has been named a "Rising Star" by Daily Report.  This annual award is given to a select group of lawyers under the age of 40 who are "chosen not only because of where they've been, but also because of where...they're headed."  Kodish will be honored at an event in Atlanta on September 19, 2013.

Kodish has served as managing principal of Fish's Atlanta office since 2011 and maintains an active practice specializing in patent and intellectual property litigation across a wide range of technologies.  He has lead numerous litigation teams through patent and trademark disputes and has testified as a patent law expert for one of the country's largest consumer products companies.  Prior to becoming a lawyer, he was a chemical engineer at Pratt & Whitney.

As the pro bono manager for Fish's Atlanta office for three years, Kodish also oversaw a group of attorneys that litigated habeas corpus cases for the Georgia Innocence Project.  In recognition of this work, Kodish was named to the "Pro Bono Honor Roll" by the Georgia Bar Journal

Kodish received his J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 2000 and his B.S., cum laude, in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan in 1996.

Fish & Richardson is a global law firm providing strategic counseling and litigation services to innovative clients who seek to protect and maximize the value of their intellectual property (IP). Founded in 1878, Fish's early clients included Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison and the Wright Brothers.  The firm has more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists practicing IP strategy and counseling, IP litigation, and commercial litigation.  Fish is consistently singled out for its superior technical expertise and great results, and has been named the top patent litigation firm in the country for nine consecutive years, the number one IP firm for America's biggest companies, and an elite top tier law practice.  For more information, visit or follow @fishrichardson on Twitter.

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