Foley & Lardner LLP recently announced that Christopher McKenna has been promoted to managing partner of the firm’s Boston office. McKenna is a member of the leadership team of the firm's Innovative Technology Sector and practices in the areas of intellectual property counseling, protection, and transactions acting as a strategic advisor to high technology companies to protect, manage, and commercialize their intellectual property assets across the full company life cycle. He is also co-chair of the Electronics Practice Group. He previously served as co-chair of the Technology Industry Team.
In a feature article by Law360, McKenna told the outlet that he is "excited to make an impact on the next chapter of the office." He plans to focus on building out the office's capabilities in four areas Foley has pinpointed for growth: innovative technology, health care and life sciences, manufacturing, and energy.
The announcement received significant media coverage, including: