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July 2018

Lara Garner Joins Gordon & Rees as Partner in the San Diego Office

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani welcomes Lara S. Garner as partner in the firm's San Diego office. Garner joins the firm's Intellectual Property practice group. Garner was previously with Troutman Sanders in San Diego.

"We are very pleased Lara has joined Gordon & Rees," said Kevin Alexander, office managing partner of the San Diego office. "Lara brings vast litigation experience handling a broad range of intellectual property cases. She will be a tremendous asset as we continue to expand this practice nationally and service the legal needs of our clients both in San Diego and across the country."

Garner's practice focuses on intellectual property, commercial litigation, and client counseling. She is a trial attorney experienced in all phases of litigation. In her practice, Garner has handled cases involving copyrights, trade secrets, and patents in diverse technologies including e-commerce, audio and video compression, graphical user interfaces, database and search technologies, medical and mechanical devices, and transformers. Garner has previous technical experience as a Mechanical Designer with Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. and Mechanical Design Drafter with Dynamotion Corporation.

Garner is admitted to practice in California. She earned her law degree from Harvard Law School and her bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

Gordon & Rees' San Diego office opened in 1990 as the firm's second office nationwide. Today, the San Diego office has approximately 200 attorneys providing clients a full-service range of representation. Our San Diego attorneys represent corporate clients, officers and directors in all types of litigation and business transactions, including "bet the company" trials and handling their most important transactional and counseling matters. Clients range from Fortune 500 companies, to biotechnology start-ups, to medium sized businesses at the core of the local economy.  San Diego attorneys cover every practice discipline and industry group at the firm.

Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 800 lawyers in 51 offices across the United States. Our lawyers provide full service representation to public and private companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees is recognized among the fastest growing and largest law firms in the country. Additionally, in 2018 Law360 ranked the firm among the top 40 largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm among the top 45 on its Diversity Scorecard.

Lara S. Garner