Attorney With Biology Background Joins Fox Rothschild LLP

Saturday, January 1, 2005 - 01:00

Patrick H. Higgins has joined the Corporate Department of Fox Rothschild LLP. resident in the firm's Princeton (NJ) office.

Mr. Higgins. whose practice focuses heavily on the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. has an academic background that includes degrees in biochemistry and molecular biology. Additionally. his prior experience includes opinion work and responsibility for portfolio development for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. He was awarded a Global Director of Research Award from another pharmaceutical manufacturer.

Mr. Higgins is a prolific writer and popular speaker. often presenting at prestigious gatherings attended by his peers. Most recently. his cover article titled Decisions Related to Discovery Assets in the Pharmaceutical Industry was published in Intellectual Property Today . a leading industry publication.

Two Fox Rothschild attorneys. Damon G. Tyner of the firm's Atlantic City (NJ) office and Elizabeth G. Litten of the firm's Princeton (NJ) office. have been named to the New Jersey Law Journal's prestigious 40 Under 40 list.

The list recognizes New Jersey lawyers in private practice whose achievements in the workplace and the community distinguish them among their peers. Honorees are chosen by the New Jersey Law Journal staff based on a range of criteria including achievement in their careers. recognition by peers and professional organizations. leadership in bar groups. membership in merit-based associations and records of lectures and publications. According to the Journal . the final list represents New Jersey lawyers worth watching "not only because of what they have achieved so far in their careers. but also because of the potential they show to be among the leaders of the bar in the future."