IRVINE, Ca. – March 28, 2016 – Troutman Sanders LLP announced today that Jennifer Trusso has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property practice as a partner in the Orange County office. She comes to the firm from Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP.

Trusso has solid lead counsel experience in both trial and appellate courts. In addition to handling patent infringement and patent licensing litigation, she has handled cases involving other types of business and intellectual property disputes, including trademark, copyright and trade secret litigation.

Trusso is very involved in the business and legal community. She holds leadership positions in the Hispanic National Bar Association and the Board of the Orange County Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. In addition, she recently received the Mary V. Orozco Abriendo Caminos Award from the Latina Lawyers Bar Association.

“Jennifer is a great addition to our strong bench of intellectual property lawyers,” said Larry Cerutti, managing partner of the firm’s Orange County office. “She has a good profile, both locally and nationally, and is known as a go-to litigator.”

Trusso is the second intellectual property partner to join the Orange County office this year. In 2015, Troutman Sanders added nine intellectual property partners on the West Coast in the firm’s Orange County, San Diego and San Francisco offices.

“Troutman Sanders continues to follow a planned growth strategy to add value on the West Coast for our clients,” said Bill Withrow, Troutman Sanders’ Litigation Department. “Jennifer’s litigation skills in the highly competitive technology market are a real asset.”

“I am happy to be joining the firm and I look forward to collaborating with my new colleagues,” said Trusso.

Trusso received her bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University and her law degree from Loyola Law School, where she graduated Order of the Coif.

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