WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014
Vishnu Ramaswamy, an Associate at Dickinson Wright PLLC, has been named to Lawyers of Color’s Second Annual Hot List, which recognizes early- to mid-career minority attorneys working as in-house counsel, government attorneys, and law firm associates and partners. Dickinson Wright is very pleased to have Mr. Ramaswamy named to this exceptional group.
Honorees will be profiled in Lawyers of Color’s Hot List 2014 Issue (July 2014). The Mid-Atlantic Region honorees will also be feted at a reception hosted by Foley & Lardner on July 22nd. The Honorable George J. Hazel, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland will offer remarks at the event.
Mr. Ramaswamy focuses his practice in the areas of intellectual property, intellectual property litigation, and patents. He has aided fortune 500 companies to maintain and manage a patent portfolio, and has aided in the due diligence associated with several technology transactions and licensing matters. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar Association, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the South Asian Bar Association, and the California Alumni Association. Mr. Ramaswamy received his B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School.
The honorees were chosen through a two-pronged process. The selection committee spent months reviewing nominations and researching bar association publications and legal blogs in order to identify promising candidates. Nominations from mentors, peers, and colleagues were accepted. The selection committee also made editorial picks of attorneys who had noteworthy accomplishments, especially those active in legal pipeline initiatives.
Lawyers of Color was initially founded as On Being a Black Lawyer but now also produces publications for lawyers of South Asian American, Pacific Asian American, Hispanic, and Native American heritage. LOC has been recognized by the American Bar Association, National Black Law Students Association, and National Association of Black Journalists.
About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a full-service law firm with more than 40 practice areas. Founded in 1878, Dickinson Wright PLLC has over 350 lawyers in offices located in Detroit, Troy, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Saginaw, Mich.; Columbus, Ohio; Las Vegas, Nev.; Nashville, Tenn.; Phoenix, Ariz.; and Washington, D.C. Dickinson Wright LLP has over 35 lawyers in Toronto, Canada.