Press Release
June 18, 2018

Premier Team of Intellectual Property Lawyers for the Technology Sector Joins Goodwin in Washington, D.C.

Global law firm Goodwin announced today that a premier team of four intellectual property litigators for the technology sector is joining its award-winning Intellectual Property practice. PJ McCarthy, Ronald Pabis and Stephen Shahida join Goodwin as partners in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Davis starts at Goodwin today. McCarthy, Pabis and Shahida will join over the next several weeks.

“We have built a destination intellectual property practice that represents innovative life sciences and technology companies,” said Douglas Kline, Chair of Goodwin’s Intellectual Property practice. “Widely recognized as industry-leading practitioners, PJ, Ronald and Stephen join Goodwin as we continue to see strong demand for our services from technology clients. We are delighted to welcome them to the Goodwin partnership.”

  • PJ McCarthy litigates matters across a broad range of complex technologies, including semiconductors, smartphone hardware and software, telecommunications, global positioning systems, networking, distributed computing, automated vehicle systems, and cable/satellite broadcasting and devices. He also advises startups on non-litigation, intellectual property matters.

The team also has particular expertise in representing clients before the International Trade Commission.

Law360 named Goodwin an Intellectual Property Practice of the Year for the fourth consecutive year in 2017. The firm’s Technology Companies practice is consistently ranked in the top five most active of all law firms for venture capital, IPOs and M&A.