Eight W|N attorneys have been named Mountain States Super Lawyers for 2013. Super Lawyers identifies the top five percent of attorneys in each state, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics. Rick Nydegger, John Stringham, John Guynn and David Todd were recognized as Super Lawyers in the area of Intellectual Property and Brent Lorimer was recognized in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation. Rick Nydegger and Brent Lorimer were further honored by being named to the Top 25 list of Super Lawyers. Mike Frodsham, Chad Nydegger and Paul Taylor were honored as “Rising Stars” in the area of Intellectual Property.
The objective of the Super Lawyers selection process is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource to assist attorneys and sophisticated consumers in the search for legal counsel. Global Strategy Group (GSG), one of the nation’s leading market research and consulting firms, said of the selection process: “The broad range of sources used to obtain a large and representative nominee pool, the comprehensive data search on each candidate, the protocols used to evaluate nominees, the expert panel system, and the meticulous checks and balances built into the process … leave little to chance or idiosyncratic influence.” To compile its ranking, Super Lawyers evaluates candidates based on multiple indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Founded more than 25 years ago, Workman Nydegger is one of largest firms in Salt Lake, and has consistently earned recognition as one of the top intellectual property firms in the nation. The firm represents a wide array of clients in all areas of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition, and related litigation and licensing matters, and in a diverse range of technologies, including computer systems, software, e-commerce and information technology; electronics and electrical engineering; pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, chemical, biotechnology, and medical and life science technologies; physics and optics; mechanics and mechanical engineering and alternative energy.