High-Stakes Tech Trial Lawyer Further Boosts Paul Hastings’ Intellectual Property Practice in Northern California

February 22, 2022

Palo Alto – Paul Hastings LLP, a global law firm, announced today that Andrea Pallios Roberts has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) practice, based in Palo Alto. Ms. Roberts joins as counsel from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP. Her arrival adds additional momentum to the robust growth of the firm’s IP practice, including in Northern California, following the recent additions of partners Kecia Reynolds and Matthias Kamber.

“Andrea’s experience successfully litigating high profile cases in the tech space will greatly increase our offerings for clients,” said Naveen Modi, Global Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property practice. “Not only does Andrea bring strong trial skills to the team, her presence further strengthens our capabilities in Northern California. We are thrilled to have her at Paul Hastings.”

Ms. Roberts focuses her practice on technology litigation with an emphasis on intellectual property, primarily patent, trade secret, copyright and trademark infringement, as well as breach of contract and unfair competition. Her work has spanned such diverse areas as online search systems, online advertising systems, battery saving, mobile messaging, autonomous vehicles, fiber optics, gene synthesis, pharmaceuticals, and computer-aided design programs.

“I am excited to join the Paul Hastings team,” said Ms. Roberts. “The scope of the practice and the firm’s platform appealed to me. I look forward to contributing to a group that’s firing on all cylinders and expanding the firm’s footprint in intellectual property litigation, particularly on the West Coast.”

Paul Hastings’ Intellectual Property practice advises clients on complex, critical IP matters, providing innovative solutions for clients’ challenges with proven success in trial and appeals courts, at the PTAB and the ITC, and in arbitral tribunals. The practice is ranked by Chambers and Partners, IAM, The Legal 500, Managing IP and Benchmark Litigation in various areas, including patent, trade secrets, ITC litigation, and PTAB practice, as well as by BTI Consulting as a “Go-To Litigation Firm” and “Best for Complex IP Litigation” in its annual “Intellectual Property Outlook” report. Paul Hastings IP lawyers have been selected numerous times as Law360’s “Most Valuable Players” and as “Trailblazers” by The National Law JournalThe RecorderThe New York Law Journal, and The Daily Journal

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