(Chicago, Ill. and Atlanta, Ga.> Meredith Martin Addy, co-founder and a partner at boutique intellectual property and corporate litigation firm AddyHart P.C., has again this year been included in U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers’ 2021 edition of the “Best Law Firms” rankings.
AddyHart P.C. is nationally ranked in two categories, including in Tier 2 for Patent Law and Tier 3 for Litigation – Patent.
The annual rankings from U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers include an elite and group of attorneys, and recognition from Best Lawyers is one of the most sought-after rankings in the legal field. Firms included in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. A tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
Addy co-founded AddyHart P.C. in January 2019 with fellow intellectual property attorney and litigator Robert P. Hart. Addy has handled more than 50 cases in US district courts and more than 60 appeals to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She has held leadership positions at several AmLaw 100 law firms and has testified to the US Congress on the state of patent law and the Federal Circuit.
Addy has been included in the annual Best Lawyers rankings every year from 2007 until 2021 and has received multiple legal industry accolades, including for much of the last decade being the only female attorney named to Band 1 for IP Law in Illinois by Chambers USA. The 2021 rankings from U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers are based on the highest lawyer and firm participation on record, incorporating 8.3 million evaluations of more than 110,000 individual leading lawyers from more than 22,000 firms.