Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013
International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced that Heather J. Meeker, chair of the firm’s IP/IT Licensing and Transactions Group and co-managing shareholder of the Silicon Valley office, has been named to the Daily Journal’s list of the 100 Top Women Lawyers in California for 2013. Meeker was recognized among the Top 25 corporate transactional specialists. According to the publication, these women leaders were recognized for work that is having a broad impact on the legal community and on society at large.
“We are very proud of Heather’s accomplishments and this well-deserved recognition,” said Matt Gorson, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig. “The fact that Heather has been recognized as one of the top women lawyers in California is a reflection of her excellent work for clients and her contributions to our firm and the legal profession.”
Meeker has nearly 20 years’ experience leading intellectual property technology and business transactions for technology clients, covering a range of industries including software, consumer electronics, web services, educational testing, computer equipment and medical devices. She has wide-ranging experience in intellectual property matters related to mergers and acquisitions. Meeker is also an internationally renowned expert, and a frequent writer and lecturer, on open source software licensing issues. Her clients in this area include many of the top technology companies in the world, ranging from Silicon Valley across the globe.
Meeker is a former adjunct professor at UC Hastings College of the Law and UC Berkeley School of Law. She was an Adviser to the Principles of the Law of Software Contracts project of the American Law Institute. She is the author of several books including, most recently, “Technology Licensing: A Practitioner’s Guide” (American Bar Association 2010) and “The Open Source Alternative,” (Wiley 2008) a widely used handbook on open source software licensing for lawyers, engineers and businesspersons. She has been the recipient of many prestigious honors and awards from highly regarded organizations and publications, including being named to the 2013 Daily Journal’s list of the Top Intellectual Property Lawyers in California, the 2012 “San Francisco Information Technology Law Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers®, and listed in Chambers and Partners USA Guide for Intellectual Property as well as IT and outsourcing (2008 – 2013).
With more than 200 intellectual property and technology attorneys and agents, Greenberg Traurig provides a broad range of patent, trademark and copyright protection and strategic counseling. Greenberg Traurig was named a “National Tier 1” Law Firm for IP Litigation, Patent Law, Trademark and Information Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2013 “Best Law Firms Rankings” in November 2012. The firm was also named a “National Tier 2” Law Firm for Copyright Law, Patent Litigation and Technology Law by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, 2013 “Best Law Firms Rankings” in November 2012.
In California, Greenberg Traurig has nearly 200 attorneys servicing clients across five offices, in Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento, San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal's 2012 NLJ 250. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.