Choate Attorneys Named Lawdragon Leading Litigators

Choate partners, Eric J. Marandett, Paul D. Popeo, and Melissa Bayer Tearney, have been named in the 2024 Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America.

Co-chair of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group, Eric J. Marandett is named for IP Litigation and Patents. Eric represents biotech, pharmaceutical, and technology companies in high stakes patent litigation and other intellectual property and commercial disputes in order to protect critical intellectual property portfolios.

Paul D. Popeo, co-chair of the Litigation Department and co-leader of the Trade Secrets Group is listed for Commercial Litigation, IP, and Technology. Paul helps leading global technology and life sciences companies and their CEOs successfully manage a wide range of litigation matters and pre-litigation strategies concerning technology and intellectual property disputes, as well as fiduciary and governance issues.

Co-chair of the Litigation Department, Melissa Bayer Tearney is listed in the areas of Complex Investigations & Litigation. Melissa assists clients ranging from start-ups to global companies – and their high-level executives – to successfully navigate the complex and high-stakes challenges of government investigations, internal investigations, False Claims Act litigation, and the development and implementation of effective compliance measures and programs.

This is Lawdragon’s 2nd edition assessing America’s top litigators representing corporations and other entities in matters involving antitrust, financial and securities litigation, intellectual property, commercial litigation, real estate, M&A and Chancery, cybersecurity and data privacy, and white collar and investigations. Selections are made based on journalistic research, submissions and vetting.