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Lisa Sharrock Glasser Elected Partner


Irell & Manella LLP has elected Lisa Sharrock Glasser as partner. Ms. Glasser, 31, is resident in the Newport Beach office and joined Irell in 2003.

Ms. Glasser has substantial intellectual property experience counseling and litigating on behalf of clients in the computer, real estate development, and manufacturing industries.  She has also handled matters for clients on a broad range of other commercial issues, including insurance, indemnity, class action defense, and business contracts.   

Ms. Glasser is a member of Irell’s Hiring Committee.  She also sits on the Orange County Bar Association’s Professionalism and Ethics Committee.  Since 2006, she has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in commercial litigation by Los Angeles magazine. 

Ms. Glasser has authored several articles, including "A Decade Down the Road But Still Running Through the Jungle: A Critical Review of Post-Fogerty Attorney's Fee Awards," 52 U. Kan. L. Rev. 457 (co-author, with Robert A. Hyde); "Realigning the Initial Interest Confusion Doctrine with the Lanham Act," 25 Whittier L. Rev. 71; and "The Future of Domain Name Dispute Resolution: Crafting Practical International Legal Solutions From Within the UDRP Framework," 51 Duke L.J. 817.

A native of Saint Paul, Minn., Ms. Glasser earned a B.A., summa cum laude, in economics at the University of St. Thomas, in Minnesota.  She received her J.D., magna cum laude, in 2002 from Duke University, where she was Order of the Coif, Notes Editor for the Duke Law Journal, and received the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Intellectual Property and Technology Law.  She served as a law clerk to the Hon. Cynthia Holcomb Hall, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  Ms. Glasser is married and has one child.

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