DLA Piper Appoints IP Litigator As Next US Chair

Law360 (May 23, 2019, 7:43 PM EDT) -- DLA Piper announced Thursday that it has selected the current co-chair of its intellectual property and technology practice to serve a four-year term as the firm's chair in the United States.

Frank Ryan — who also currently serves as deputy chair of DLA Piper’s media, sport and entertainment sector — is scheduled to start in the new position in January 2021, succeeding Roger Meltzer and Cameron "Jay" Rains, according to the firm’s announcement.

Meltzer and Rains currently serve as co-chairs for DLA Piper’s operations in the Americas, according to the firm. After they exit those roles at the end of 2020,...

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