Glaser Weil Announces 2024 Partnership Advancements
Glaser Weil is delighted to announce the elevation of three exceptional attorneys to the partnership, effective January 1, 2024. The Firm proudly welcomes Peter Bransten, Rob Lee and Stephen Underwood to their new roles as partners, recognizing their outstanding dedication to the practice of law and their significant contributions to the Firm, its clients and the community.
Peter Bransten – Litigation
Peter Bransten is a partner in Glaser Weil’s San Francisco office. He has extensive litigation experience in federal and state courts. His diverse practice stems from his rich background in complex commercial and intellectual property litigation. His practice focuses on commercial litigation involving intellectual property, business torts, creditors’ rights and insolvency issues, and spans copyright, authenticity and right-of-publicity matters.
Rob Lee – Litigation
Rob Lee is a partner specializing in high-stakes commercial disputes, particularly in construction litigation at state and federal trial levels. Rob represents owners of diverse projects, from luxury homes to billion-dollar high-rise developments, as well as public entities such as local governments. Rob boasts extensive experience with construction litigation and tort and contract disputes.
Stephen Underwood – Intellectual Property
Stephen Underwood is an IP litigator and registered patent attorney, focusing on patent and trade secret disputes in software, electronics, biotech and medical devices. Stephen’s Caltech physics background bolsters his practice in intellectual property matters. He has substantial experience in trials, appeals and post-grant proceedings, and his 15-year track record includes multimillion-dollar jury wins and pivotal victories at the Federal Circuit and USPTO. He has also served as trusted counsel on infringement, validity and portfolio strategies.
Peter Weil, the managing partner of Glaser Weil, expressed the Firm’s total support for the newly elevated partners, stating, “Peter, Rob and Stephen have exhibited immense dedication to the practice of law and have shown a resounding commitment to the Firm, their clients and the broader community. It is our honor and privilege to support them by acknowledging their accomplishments in their respective elevations. We look forward to their continued success.”
The elevation of Peter, Rob and Stephen to the partnership reflects Glaser Weil’s continued growth and its commitment to recognizing and nurturing exceptional legal talent. The Firm is confident that their leadership will further enhance the quality of service and the depth of experience available to its clients.
Glaser Weil is a premier law firm headquartered in Los Angeles with outstanding experience and market-leading successes in litigation, corporate, IP and real estate matters. The Firm represents both corporations and individuals in their most significant cases and most transformative deals. It is particularly strong in the entertainment, banking and financial services, construction, environment, energy and real estate industries. Across all services and industries, Glaser Weil’s clients’ needs remain of paramount importance.