The American Lawyer were among the legal media publications that covered the recent arrivals of
patent litigation partners
Michael Nutter and
Merritt Westcott, who joined the firm’s IP Litigation & Transactions Department in
Chicago and Houston, respectively.
Nutter leads the firm’s pharmaceutical and life sciences patent litigation
group. He represents generic drug companies in patent infringement matters
involving Hatch-Waxman abbreviated new drug applications (ANDA) and FDA
In addition to handling ANDA and biologics patent litigation cases,
Westcott litigates patent disputes in other technologies, including medical
and clinical devices, mass storage systems, computer software, cloud-based
communications platforms, and oil and gas exploration technology.
’s Sept. 8, 2022, story highlighted the new partners’ credentials and noted
the recent growth in McGuireWoods’ Chicago and Houston offices.
The Global Legal Post, Bloomberg Law’s
Wake Up Call column and Reuters’ legal news newsletter,
The Daily Docket, also published news items on Nutter and Westcott. The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin noted Nutter’s arrival in its
Sept. 12, 2022, CDLB People column.