Opened on Sept. 19, 2011, with the arrival of Silicon Valley office managing partner Paul J. Andre and partner Lisa Kobialka, our Silicon Valley office is dedicated to intellectual property matters, primarily patent litigation in the technology and life sciences sectors. The office has experienced rapid growth since its inception. Its partner ranks have tripled through the elevation of four associates to partner: James Hannah, Kristopher Kastens, Hannah Lee and Michael Lee. Its head count has increased from two lawyers to 26 lawyers and patent agents.