CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intellectual Property law firm Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP announced today the addition of Michael P. Motyka as executive director. Motyka succeeds Steven D. Wingert, who has held the position since 2006.
“I am thrilled to be joining Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, one of the nation’s leading intellectual property firms,” said Motyka. “I look forward to working with the talented partners and administrative team to chart the course for long-term success,” he added.
Michael Motyka joins Marshall, Gerstein & Borun from the Chicago firm of Butler, Rubin, Saltarelli & Boyd where he served for the past five years as chief operating officer. Prior to that, Motyka held management positions at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Perkins Coie LLP, and Dykema Gossett PLLC. He has more than 28 years of law firm experience.
Motyka earned his MBA at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, with concentrations in Finance, Accounting, Strategy, Organizational Development and Marketing. Before that, he was a graduate student in Finance and International Relations at the University of Chicago, and earned his BA with distinction at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
He is the Treasurer and serves on the Board of Directors for the ALA’s Greater Chicago Chapter, and worked on the organizing committee for the organization’s National Financial Management Conference in Los Angeles in August 2013. He is currently a member of the chapter’s Survey Committee.
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Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is exclusively focused on intellectual property law. Nearly half of the Firm’s professionals have been in-house as general counsel, patent counsel, technology transfer managers, scientists, engineers, or consultants. The Firm’s professionals offer depth of talent and seasoned experience in devising and executing intellectual property strategy and comprehensive IP solutions. Chambers & Partners has ranked Marshall, Gerstein & Borun as “first-rate for litigation,” and having “one of the best biotechnology practices in the entire country.” Corporate Counsel magazine lists the Firm as a “Go-To Law Firm of the Top 500 Companies” for intellectual property and litigation. The Firm also is ranked as a top intellectual property law firm by Managing IP, Fortune, Intellectual Property Today, and Intellectual Asset Management magazines. Learn more at www.marshallip.com.