Volume 49, Issue 1
Members on the move
WilmerHale Elevates Andrew Danford to Partner WilmerHale is pleased to announced that Andrew Danford will be elevated to partner as of January 1, 2018. Mr. Danford joined the firm in 2007, where he has since focused his practice on intellectual property disputes at the trial and appellate levels. He has represented clients in patent disputes involving a broad range of fields, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, smartphones, microprocessors, telecommunications networks and internet technologies. Mr. Danford's practice encompasses all stages of litigation—from pre-suit investigations through discovery, summary judgment, trial and appeal. His recent trial experience includes several bench and jury trials in federal district courts in California, Texas and Wisconsin. He has also appeared in more than 10 appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, as well as in several appeals before the United States Supreme Court. In addition, Mr. Danford has experience representing clients in inter partes review proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. While attending Stanford Law School, Mr. Danford was a member of the Stanford Criminal Defense Clinic, where he drafted state and federal habeas petitions for prisoners sentenced under California's Three Strikes law. Following law school, Mr. Danford clerked for the Honorable Sandra L. Lynch of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Mr. Danford is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New York, as well as before the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Andrew J. Danford