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Verrill Dana Welcomes Litigation Attorney Katherine McDonough

June 25, 2019 Press Releases

(June 25, 2019) – Verrill Dana is pleased to welcome attorney Katherine (Katie) McDonough to the firm’s Portland office. A member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Group, McDonough represents businesses and individuals in a wide variety of civil matters, including medical malpractice, complex commercial litigation and catastrophic personal injury. She is involved in all steps of case management, assisting with trial preparation and comprehensive legal research and writing.

Most recently, McDonough worked at a private practice litigation firm where she participated in the representation of individuals in personal injury, medical malpractice and employment litigation. During law school, she represented numerous victims of domestic violence pro bono and successfully defended a New Hampshire Supreme Court appeal.

McDonough earned her bachelor’s degree from Eckerd College and her law degree from the University of New Hampshire (UNH) School of Law, where she competed on the UNH National Trial team and graduated from the Daniel Webster Scholar Honors program.

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(January 14, 2020) – Eight Verrill attorneys have again been recognized for their litigation skills in Benchmark Litigation’s 2021 edition. In addition to the firm’s eight individual rankings, both Karen Frink Wolf and Martha...

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Patent Litigation: NPEs

Represented many companies over the years in patent litigations brought by numerous non-practicing entities, including in U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Texas, District of Delaware and Northern District of California; aggressively...

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Patent Litigation: Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Represented small biotech company and two academic researchers against large pharmaceutical company in dispute over inventorship of several patents relating to mesenchymal stem cells and their uses, as well as defending against numerous state...

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Patent Litigation: Semiconductors

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