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Robert McFarlane Joins Carroll, Burdick & McDonough As a Partner

April 12, 2010

McClure & Feuer announces today that it has recruited Robert McFarlane to join the partnership of Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP. Mr. McFarlane joins the San Francisco office of his new firm from Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP.

Mr. McFarlane is a registered patent attorney specializing in patent infringement and other intellectual property disputes, including unfair competition, trademark, and trade secret as well as complex commercial litigation. He earned a JD from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and an undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering and Political Science from Stanford University. Mr. McFarlane spent 13 years at Townsend and Townsend, most recently as a partner. He started his legal career as a commercial litigation associate at Folger Levin & Kahn LLP.

Mr. McFarlene has been listed in Marquis Who's Who in American Law and named a Northern California "SuperLawyer" three times. He teaches substantive patent law at the Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco and has written numerous articles about patent law matters. Mr. McFarlane is very active in pro bono endeavors.

Founded in 1948, Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP is a business and commercial law firm that serves clients throughout the United States and around the world. The firm currently has more than 75 attorneys in offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Walnut Creek, Stuttgart, Munich, and Hong Kong.

About McClure & Feuer

Our firm represents law firms with local, statewide, national and international operations. We have extensive experience helping law firms launch new offices in Northern California and in introducing and guiding law firm combinations. Throughout our history, our consultants have successfully assisted many practice groups, individual partners and associates in securing new positions in law firms.

In our in-house practice, McClure & Feuer is engaged by public and private companies to conduct searches for chief legal officers, general counsel, associate and assistant general counsel, and corporate counsel. Our clients include leading companies located throughout Silicon Valley, San Francisco and the East Bay.

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