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ATLANTA (February 10, 2009) – Sutherland announces that Jonathan K. Waldrop has joined the firm as an associate in its Intellectual Property Practice Group, resident in the Atlanta, Georgia, office. Mr. Waldrop will focus his practice on patent litigation.
“We welcome Jon to the firm," said Peter G. Pappas, Intellectual Property Practice Group Leader. “His substantial trial experience and engineering background will support our thriving patent litigation practice."
Mr. Waldrop earned his juris doctor in 2000 from the University of Virginia, where he served as Notes Editor of the Virginia Journal of Law & Politics and was active in the Black Law Students Association. He received a bachelor of science degree, with honors, in mechanical engineering and materials science from Harvard University in 1997. Previous to joining Sutherland, Mr. Waldrop worked at Greenberg Traurig and also previously practiced at Kilpatrick Stockton and at Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson.
SUTHERLAND ASBILL & BRENNAN LLP
Sutherland is a law firm with global reach known for solving challenging business problems and resolving unique legal issues for many of the world’s largest companies. Founded in 1924, the firm has grown to approximately 500 lawyers handling matters in every part of the world. Seven major practice areas — corporate, energy and environmental, financial services, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and tax — provide the framework that contains an extensive range of specialty areas, allowing its lawyers to serve a diverse client base that includes a number of Fortune 500 companies.