Jeremy D. Protas Recognized as an MCCA 2013 Rising Star

March 18, 2013

Associate Jeremy D. Protas has been named a 2013 Rising Star by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) and is featured in the March/April 2013 issue of MCCA’s Diversity & The Bar magazine.

Every year, MCCA recognizes diverse attorneys who are dedicated to the law and are natural leaders emerging as major players in the legal world.

At Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, Jeremy D. Protas prosecutes patent applications in diverse technologies including process control, wireless communication, software development and retail systems. Mr. Protas founded Marshall, Gerstein & Borun’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and was instrumental in developing the committee’s mission statement and its strategic plan for the Firm. He is a recognized leader in community outreach efforts, particularly within the LGBT community. He was appointed to the Board of Directors for the National LGBT Bar Association in 2010 and serves on the Association’s membership committee and as co-chair of the Affiliate Congress. To raise awareness of patent law among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender law students and to increase the number of LGBT lawyers in the patent law community, he founded and funds the Jeremy D. Protas LGBT Patent Law Scholarship.

You can read Mr. Protas’s MCCA 2013 Rising Star profile here.