Marshall, Gerstein & Borun 2011 “Illinois Super Lawyers” and “Illinois Rising Stars” Named

January 25, 2011

Two Marshall, Gerstein & Borun partners, Thomas L. Duston and Donald W. Rupert, were again selected for inclusion in 2011 Illinois Super Lawyers. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state were selected, recognized by their peers and their high degree of professional achievement.

Thomas L. Duston is praised by colleagues and opponents alike as a tenacious and creative advocate for his clients. Mr. Duston has litigated patent infringement claims in an impressive array of technologies, including e-Commerce and the Internet.

As lead trial counsel in over one hundred IP litigation matters, Donald W. Rupert has tried numerous jury and bench trials covering a wide variety of issues and technologies. He also has significant experience in negotiating IP transactions in the chemical, electronics, and computer industries.

Four Marshall, Gerstein & Borun attorneys were selected for inclusion as 2011 Illinois Rising Stars. These attorneys are recognized as among the top up-and-coming attorneys in intellectual property law in Illinois who are 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun 2011 Illinois Rising Stars

Anthony S. Gabrielson
Julianne M. Hartzell
Mark H. Izraelewicz
Andrew R. Smith