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Duane Morris Welcomes Trial Partner Robert J. Nolan in San Francisco

August 8, 2023

Duane Morris Welcomes Trial Partner Robert J. Nolan in San Francisco

August 8, 2023

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San Francisco, August 8, 2023―Robert J. Nolan has joined Duane Morris LLP as a partner in the firm’s Trial Practice Group in its San Francisco office. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Nolan was a partner at DLA Piper.

“As we celebrate our 25th year in San Francisco, I am thrilled with the ongoing expansion of our office here,” said Duane Morris Chairman and CEO Matthew A. Taylor. “California is central to our growth strategy, and we continue to generate forward momentum with new, talented partners like Rob Nolan.”

“Rob brings to Duane Morris deep experience as a litigator on complex trade secrets and copyright matters, and his perspective will enhance both our San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices,” said Sharon L. Caffrey, co-chair of Duane Morris’ Trial Practice Group. “Rob’s roster of well-known technology clients is impressive and we are thrilled that Rob has joined us,” added Wayne A. Mack, co-chair of Duane Morris’ Trial Practice Group.

“Our full-service, high quality office in the Bay Area is dynamic and well-resourced for both our local and national clients,” said Stephen H. Sutro, managing partner of the firm’s San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices. “Rob is a great fit for our nimble and entrepreneurial platform, and will immediately draw from the firm’s global resources. He’s another great addition for us in the Bay Area and I am thrilled that he decided to join Duane Morris.” 

Sutro also noted that Duane Morris has added 23 attorneys over last 12 months in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

Nolan works with his clients to provide commonsense and practical legal advice to successfully resolve ongoing disputes and prevent future litigation. He represents companies in intellectual property and commercial disputes in the U.S. and abroad, with extensive experience in unfair competition and trade secret misappropriation litigation. He also represents companies in investigations brought by the SEC, DOJ and other governmental enforcement agencies and advises clients on compliance and remedial measures. He serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of OneJustice, a nonprofit legal services organization.

“I’m excited to expand my practice via the full-service platform of Duane Morris and take part in the firm’s industry-focused go-to market approach,” said Nolan.

Nolan is a graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2004) and Tufts University (B.A., 1998).

About Duane Morris

Duane Morris LLP provides innovative solutions to today’s multifaceted legal and business challenges through the collegial and collaborative culture of its more than 900 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally. The firm represents a broad array of clients, spanning all major practices and industries. Duane Morris has been recognized by BTI Consulting as both a client service leader and a highly recommended law firm.