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Courtney Herndon Selected To Join Massachusetts National Black Lawyers “Top 100”

BOSTON – Mintz Associate Courtney Herndon has been included in the National Black Lawyers “Top 100” list of lawyers for the state of Massachusetts.

According to National Black Lawyers, this honor is given to the top 100 African American lawyers in each state or region with reputations for providing excellent legal representation in their respective practice areas.

Ms. Herndon is an intellectual property attorney whose practice is focused on patent litigation in Federal District Courts and before the US International Trade Commission. She is also a key member of teams arguing cases at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

She is relied upon by trial team leaders for in-depth legal and economic analysis in cases involving global high tech, biotech and medical device companies. Ms. Herndon is a key member of the team at all stages of trial preparation. She takes fact depositions, drafts and responds to pleadings and motions, and prepares witnesses and attorney teams for depositions. Ms. Herndon develops and drafts fact and expert witness statements, motions and responses, pleadings, briefs, and legal memoranda. She also prepares damages positions in federal district court cases and economic domestic industry positions unique to the ITC. In addition, she researches and drafts appellate briefs and assists in preparing for oral argument before the Federal Circuit. Ms. Herndon also maintains an active pro bono practice, in which she counsels and represents clients in matters related to domestic and sexual violence, immigration, and civil appeals.

In recognition of her success and accomplishments, Ms. Herndon was also named to the 2022 Massachusetts Rising Stars- Intellectual Property list.

The National Black Lawyers is an invitation-only professional development and networking association comprised of the top African American attorneys from across the country. This exclusive organization selects the most successful and influential lawyers with reputations for providing excellent legal representation in their respective practice areas.

The full list can be found here.

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