December 1, 2015

Pruetz Named as the Century City Bar Association's 2016 Intellectual Property Trial Lawyer of the Year

Century City Bar Association names Adrian Pruetz as the 2016 Intellectual Property Trial Lawyer of the Year

Related Attorney(s): Adrian Pruetz

Related Practice(s): Intellectual Property


(LOS ANGELES—Dec. 1, 2015) The Century City Bar Association has named its six 2016 “Lawyers of the Year” in six categories, with Adrian Pruetz named as its Intellectual Property Trial Lawyer of the Year.  The honorees also include:

Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year – Daniel J. Bussel, Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP

Business Trial Lawyer of the Year – Rhonda R. Trotter, Kaye Scholer LLP

Corporate Lawyer of the Year – Dan Clivner, Sidley

Employee Benefits Lawyer of the Year – Fred Reish, Drinker, Biddle & Reath LLP

Next Generation Lawyer of the Year – Lorraine P. D’Alessio, D’Alessio Law Group, PLC

Awards will be presented at the CCBA’s 48th Annual Installation Banquet and Awards Ceremony at the Intercontinental Hotel, Century City, on March 30, 2016.

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Ms. Pruetz, head of the Glaser Weil Intellectual Property Department, is one of the leading intellectual property trial lawyers in the United States. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for patent and other Intellectual Property Litigation, as well as being named by Law360 as one of 20 Most Influential Women in IP Law.  Chambers and Partners describes her as an expert in litigating complex, high-profile patent cases and as one of the top 10 trademark litigators nationally. Over her more than 30-year career, Ms. Pruetz has been lead counsel for many well- known clients, including Nike, Roche, Mattel, Nero, Harley-Davidson, K-Swiss, Teledyne, Prudential, Abbott Laboratories, Red Bull, Fujitsu, Disney, Genentech, MediaTek, VIZIO and others.

About the Century City Bar Association

With more than 4,000 lawyers in Century City, the CCBA’s mission is to provide top-quality legal education, enhance and promote the sense of community among Century City lawyers, honor Century City lawyers who have achieved extraordinary accomplishments, and provide leadership opportunities to lawyers who participate in the CCBA.

About Glaser Weil

Glaser Weil Fink Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP is a full service law firm in Los Angeles, California. Formed in 1988, the Firm’s clientele includes a diverse mix of international, national and local corporations and private entrepreneurs.