Awards & Recognition

Chambers USA: Wolf Greenfield was listed among the top law firms in Chambers USA 2017. The firm was ranked in band two for intellectual property law in Massachusetts, and was described as earning "praise for the quality of its strategic counsel on patent prosecution matters and negotiating licensing deals. Fields a renowned litigation team, handling patent and copyright infringement claims, and PTAB inter partes reviews." A client noted that the team offers a "great combination of smart legal and smart technical minds" who are "highly responsive and really represent the interests of clients." Along with the firm’s ranking, Edward R. Gates and Michael N. Rader were ranked individually for intellectual property in Massachusetts.

Best Law Firms: Wolf Greenfield was included in the list of 2017 Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm was recognized in tier 2 of the national rankings for Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, and Patent Law, and in tier 1 of the Boston metropolitan area rankings for Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, and Patent Law.

Best Lawyers in America: Nine Wolf Greenfield attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017, including Michael A. Albert, Neil P. Ferraro, Edward R. Gates, Patricia Granahan, Timothy J. Oyer, Edward F. Perlman, Nathan SpeedEdmund J. Walsh and Douglas R. Wolf.

Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000: In 2016, Wolf Greenfield was highly recommended for patent prosecution, recommended for transactions, and listed in the bronze category for litigation. In addition, Michael A. Albert, Edward R. Gates, Jason M. Honeyman, Jeffrey D. Hsi, Timothy J. Oyer, Michael N. Rader and Patrick R.H. Waller were recognized individually.

Vault: Wolf Greenfield was named one of the Top 5 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For in 2017. It was also ranked among the top law firms in Boston and the top 10 IP boutiques nationwide, and was included on the Top 150 Under 150, a list of the leading midsized law firms.

World Trademark Review 1000: Wolf Greenfield was ranked in the gold category in Massachusetts in the World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2017, a prestigious ranking of leading law firms and individual practitioners offering trademark legal services around the globe. In addition, Michael A. Albert, John L. Welch and Douglas R. Wolf were honored for individual achievement in Massachusetts.

Super Lawyers and Rising Stars: 22 Wolf Greenfield attorneys were named to the 2016 list of Massachusetts Super Lawyers and another 21 were named to the 2016 list of Massachusetts Rising Stars by Super Lawyers. (View the full list here.) In addition, Michael A. Albert and Michael N. Rader were included in the list of the top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyers.

Managing IP: Wolf Greenfield was recommended for Intellectual Property in Massachusetts by Managing Intellectual Property in 2016. C. Hunter Baker, Edward R. Gates and Patrick R.H. Waller were recognized as 2016 “IP Stars.”

LMG Life Sciences: The fifth annual edition of LMG Life Sciences recommended Wolf Greenfield for patent prosecution, highly recommended the firm for patent strategy and management, and named three of its attorneys "Life Science Stars" for 2016: Timothy J. Oyer, Maryanne Trevisan and Patrick R.H. Waller. The firm was also named "Patent Strategy and Management Firm of the Year" at the LMG Life Sciences Awards 2016.

The Legal 500: Wolf Greenfield was for the first time ranked in The Legal 500 United States. The firm was listed in the category of "Patent: prosecution (including reexamination and post-grant proceedings)." It was noted as having "a deep bench of excellent patent practitioners" who "proactively suggest actions for clients to take."