Palo Alto, Calif. – May 9, 2012 – Cooley LLP announced today that Palo Alto-based Intellectual Property Litigation partner Heidi Keefe was named to the Top Women Lawyers list by The Daily Journal.
Some of Keefe's notable clients include Facebook, Inc., HTC Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, eBay Inc., Nike and LinkedIn Corporation. She represents clients in high-stakes patent trials before juries and judges. Keefe has played a leading role in the defense of Facebook's patent litigation cases since 2007, and is currently co-leading Cooley's legal team representing Facebook in its patent litigation suits with Yahoo.
"Heidi's success handling high profile disputes for clients at the cutting edge of technology makes her a tremendous asset to our Litigation department," said Michael Rhodes , San Francisco-based chair of Cooley's Litigation department. "Heidi is a renowned litigator and her selection to this list is utterly well-deserved."
Keefe studied law at Santa Clara University, graduating cum laude and received her B.A. from Wellesley College. A former astrophysicist and registered patent attorney, she understands a variety of technical disciplines.
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