June 5, 2019
The National Law Journal named Palo Alto partner Carrie LeRoy and San Francisco partner Kristin Linsley to its 2019 Technology Trailblazers list. LeRoy was recognized for leading the firm’s new Artificial Intelligence practice group. Linsley was recognized for defending Facebook and other internet platforms against terrorism claims. Their profiles were published in the June 2019 issue.
Carrie LeRoy, Co-Chair of the firm’s Technology Transactions Practice Group, advises clients on a wide range of intellectual property, technology and sourcing transactions, including development and license agreements, patent and other technology license agreements, outsourcing, joint ventures and strategic collaborations. Her extensive work for technology companies, including leading semiconductor, social media and information technology companies, involves advising on the intellectual property aspects of a range of complex transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, asset purchase, joint development and intellectual property divestitures.
Kristin Linsley specializes in complex business and appellate litigation across a spectrum of areas, including water and energy law, cybersecurity and technology law, international and transnational law, data and privacy, and complex financial litigation. She has earned a national reputation for achieving favorable results for her clients in high-profile complex matters, and is noted for the strength of her legal analysis and the depth and breadth of her multinational litigation experience. Linsley has defended clients in high-stakes litigation involving financial issues arising from the mortgage crisis, commercial/contract disputes between companies, securities fraud and RICO violations, technology, telecommunications, and privacy issues, consumer class actions, intellectual property, and defense and aerospace-related issues.