July 31, 2018 | Pepperdine Law alumnus Eric Hagen (JD ’97) has joined DLA Piper’s Intellectual Property and Technology practice as a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
Excerpt from the DLA Piper announcement:
“Eric is a well-rounded litigator with a proven track record of success, particularly in patent and trade secrets litigation, which makes him a great fit for our Intellectual Property and Technology practice,” said Mark Fowler, global co-chair and US chair of DLA Piper’s Patent Litigation practice. “His experience spans a wide range of sectors, enhancing our capabilities in a number of key areas and strengthening our global platform.”
“The addition of Eric to the firm is a key component of our strategic plan to grow our capabilities and enhance our service offerings on the West Coast and particularly in Southern California,” said Stuart Liner, co-managing partner of the firm’s Los Angeles offices. “His practice and experience will boost our ability to serve the needs of clients based and doing business in the region, and we look forward to his many contributions.”
“DLA Piper’s extensive network of resources in California will be an important asset to my clients, and the firm’s expanded platform and strong presence in the region will be an invaluable source of knowledge and support as well,” Hagen said.
Hagen joins DLA Piper from McDermott Will & Emery LLP, where he was head of the Trade Secrets practice. He earned his law degree and bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine University and a master’s degree from Dartmouth College.
The complete announcement may be found here