Stephanie Skaff Named Among The Recorder’s 50 Women Leaders in Tech Law
SAN FRANCISCO, August 4, 2014 – Farella Braun + Martel LLP Intellectual Property Litigation Partner Stephanie P. Skaff has been named among The Recorder’s 2014 Women Leaders in Tech Law. The list honors 50 women attorneys for their recent accomplishments and demonstrated ability to lead. This is the second consecutive year Skaff has been named to the list.
Skaff is chair of Farella’s Intellectual Property Litigation Department. In her practice she represents companies and individuals in patent litigation and other complex disputes involving trade secrets, technology, privacy and licensing issues. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/U). Skaff is the 2014 President of the Bar Association of San Francisco, the former co-chair of the ABA Litigation Section Intellectual Property Committee, and the immediate past co-chair of the Northern District of California Lawyer Representatives Committee.
Skaff has received many awards for her achievements and contributions to the legal industry. She is listed as a leading patent litigation practitioner in California in the 2014 edition of IAM Patent 1000. She was named among the San Francisco Business Times’ “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” in 2014. She was recognized by The Recorder as one of its 50 “Women Leaders in Tech Law” in California in 2013, and among its “Women Leaders in Law” in California in 2012. In 2006, she was selected by the Daily Journal as one of California’s “Top 20 Lawyers Under 40.” Skaff earned her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (1995).
The honorees will be profiled in a special section on Sept. 22 and honored at a Sept. 23 awards reception at the JW Marriott in San Francisco. The complete list of the 2014 Women Leaders in Tech Law can be found here.
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