11.02.18

Potomac Law Named a “Best Law Firm” by US News & World Report

Potomac Law is pleased to announce that it has been recognized in the 2019 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s and Best Lawyers list of “Best Law Firms.”  Potomac Law partner Richard P.  McHugh was also honored by The Best Lawyers in America© 2019.  Mr. McHugh is a partner in the Employee Benefits and […]
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10.08.18

PLG Partner Among Those Selected as The Best Lawyers in America 2019

We are pleased to announce that partner Richard McHugh has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019.  Rich McHugh is a partner in the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation​ practice group. Best Lawyers® is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which nearly eight million votes analyzed the legal abilities of other lawyers in […]
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09.14.18

Litigation partner Susan Metcalfe quoted in The Legal Intelligence

A unanimous three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed a decision by Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Denis Cohen that the case West v. Abington Memorial Hospital should be transferred from Philadelphia to the neighboring county, where the hospital is located.  West stems from claims that the hospital failed to turn over a […]
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01.30.18

PLG Trademark Partner Janet Satterthwaite Honored for Both Prosecution and Enforcement by World Trademark Review (WTR)

Potomac Law Group is pleased to announce that Janet F. Satterthwaite, for the sixth year in a row, was named in WTR 1000 2018 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, the industry’s definitive publication.  This year Ms. Satterthwaite was ranked Silver, up from previous years, in both Prosecution and Enforcement.  Out of the 125 lawyers ranked in the Washington, […]
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11.01.17

Potomac Law Named a “Best Law Firm” by US News & World Report

Potomac Law is proud to announce that it has been recognized in the 2018 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s and Best Lawyers list of “Best Law Firms.”  Potomac Law partners Richard P. McHugh and Sotiris (“Ted”) Planzos were also honored by The Best Lawyers in America© 2018.  Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence […]
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08.17.17

Two PLG Attorneys Selected as The Best Lawyers in America 2018

We are pleased to announce that partners Richard McHugh and Sotiris “Ted” Planzos​ have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018.  Rich McHugh is a partner in the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation​ practice group and Ted Planzos is a partner in the White Collar Defense & Investigations and Litigation practice groups. Best Lawyers® is based on an exhaustive […]
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06.02.17

Janet Satterthwaite Ranked in Chambers USA 2017

We are pleased to announce that our Trademark Partner Janet Satterthwaite has been ranked again in the prestigious Chambers USA 2017 guide.  This is the third consecutive year that she has been accorded this honor; she is one of only sixteen lawyers in the Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets category in Washington DC to receive […]
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04.01.17

Potomac Law Partner Janet Satterthwaite Quoted In Associated Press Article On President Trump’s Chinese Trademarks

Potomac Law Partner Janet Satterthwaite was quoted by the Associated Press on President Trump being granted Chinese trademarks.  The article was picked up by dozens of other publications and tv stations and can be found here. Ms. Satterthwaite is an internationally-recognized trademark attorney with over thirty years of experience in all aspects of global trademark prosecution and strategic counseling as […]
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02.20.17

PLG Partner Ayesha Khan quoted in The Washington Post

PLG Partner Ayesha Khan is quoted in a Washington Post article on U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. Read the article here. Ms. Khan is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Appellate practice groups. She has served as counsel in thirty-five U.S. Supreme Court cases, more than one hundred federal appellate proceedings, scores of […]
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02.06.17

Janet Sattherthwaite Honored Once Again by World Trademark Review (WTR)

For the fifth year in a row, Ms. Satterthwaite was named in WTR 1000 2017 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, the industry’s preeminent publication. The WTR conducts extensive research over many months to determine the leading national and international trademark practitioners from around the globe. Ms. Satterthwaite was recognized for her prosecution, strategy, and enforcement work. […]
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07.12.16

Part 2 Beyond Biglaw: Interview with a “NewLaw” Pioneer

Above the Law interviewed Marlene Laro, Partner & Chief Operating Officer of Potomac Law, a law firm founded with the idea of offering clients and lawyers an alternative to Biglaw structure and rates. Read the second part of the article here: Beyond Biglaw: Interview With A “NewLaw” Pioneer (Part 2)
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07.06.16

PLG Partner Heather Broadwater interviewed for National Business Officers Association’s Net Assets magazine.

PLG Partner Heather Broadwater interviewed for National Business Officers Association’s Net Assets magazine. Stacey Freed’s article “Travel Assurance” for the NBOA focuses on what schools can and are doing to reduce anxieties related to study abroad programs in a time where concerns range about everything from Zika to terrorism.  Heather Broadwater, an expert in counseling educational institutions of all sizes, says […]
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07.05.16

Beyond Biglaw: Interview with a “NewLaw” Pioneer (Part I)

Above the Law interviewed Marlene Laro, Partner & Chief Operating Officer of Potomac Law, a law firm founded with the idea of offering clients and lawyers an alternative to Biglaw structure and rates. Read here: Beyond Biglaw: Interview With A ‘NewLaw’ Pioneer (Part I)
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05.06.16

Satterthwaite listed in Global Top 250 Women in IP by MIP

The 2016 edition of the Managing Intellectual Property – IP STARS list of the Top 250 Women in IP (Top 250 list) included PLG’s Janet Satterthwaite. In an era of globalization the field of intellectual property grows more and more complex with each year. As commercial and governmental institutions seek to extend their influence beyond […]
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01.21.16

William Baker co-writes article in Newspaper Association of America

PLG’s William B. Baker co-wrote an article “USPS Can’t Reject Mailings with Marijuana Ads” published in the Newspaper Association of America on January 20, 2016. In the article, Mr. Baker and co-author Paul Boyle, NAA Senior Vice President, Public Policy discuss the nuances of the Controlled Substances Act and how it relates to the USPS. In a […]
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11.04.15

PLG Partner Messika quoted in The American Lawyer article about women and power

In an article for The American Lawyer, Vivia Chen discusses why women are still underrepresented in positions of power. The article focuses on a recent study published by Harvard Business School’s Francesca Gino and Alison Wood Brooks finding “a profound and consistent gender gap in men and women’s core life goals.” Analyzing the results of nine studies involving over […]
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10.15.15

PLG mentioned in The Atlantic on if Lawyers Need Offices Anymore?

In an article by Leigh McMullan Abramson for The Atlantic , entitled “Do Lawyers Need Offices Anymore?” Abramson discusses firms are giving attorneys more flexibility by letting them work from home, but workplace culture might be taking a hit. And further, no one has yet found a technology that can substitute for face-to-face interaction. “You’re in […]
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07.09.15

PLG mentioned in Forbes article on using data to select counsel

In an article by David Parnell for Forbes, entitled “Toby Unwin of ‘Premonition’: Mining Legal Data For More Effective Counsel Selection,” Parnell and Unwin discuss the effects of Big Data on the Legal Profession. When asked about what law firms will look like in 10-15 years, Unwin noted that Potomac Law’s model will likely predominate: […]
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02.13.15

PLG Partner Bill Baker Interviewed by Legal Talk Network

PLG Partner Bill Baker, who serves as the  budget officer of the Section of Science and Technology Law, was interviewed by Legal Talk Network at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting.  Baker talks about the section’s focus on cutting edge legal issues as they intersect with technology and science. This includes education and discussion about subjects such as […]
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11.04.14

Potomac Law featured on the Disruptive Legal Innovations Blog

Potomac Law was featured on the Disruptive Legal Innovations blog for its innovative business model.  The author, Brian Peterson, noted: Potomac’s business model is based on the simple idea that one can profitably increase the demand for high-end legal services by eliminating unnecessary infrastructure costs. By “unnecessary,” I mean, costs that do not improve the quality […]
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10.08.14

GC Research Club Interviews Potomac Law’s Nicole Bradick about the Evolving Legal Industry

GC Research Club, a UK-based in-house lawyer community, recently interviewed Nicole Bradick, Potomac Law’s Director of Strategic Initiatives and Development.  In the first half of the 2-part interview, released this week, Bradick answers questions about the changing legal industry, the rise of new model law firms, and trends in in-house practice.  Regarding new model law firms, […]
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01.30.14

The Rise of the Agile Lawyer

“But you can find many examples of agile law platforms here in the U.S., from Axiom Law to Potomac Law to The Posse List and more. As traditional law firms continue to stumble and break apart, we’ll see more of these smaller, nimbler, entrepreneurial models for legal talent organization emerge.”
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12.20.13

You Say You Want A Revolution?

“And I haven’t even mentioned all the other significant new or reoriented players in the market, like …, Potomac Law, … and many others. Each of these names has its own story to tell about the new legal market.”
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11.01.13

Potomac Law Welcomes Bill McGrath, Partner

Bill McGrath has joined the firm as a Partner in the firm’s Food and Drug, Consumer Product and Stewardship, and Administrative and Regulatory Practice groups. He has spent his career working with manufacturers of consumer products, prescription and OTC drugs, medical devices, foods and beverages, cosmetics, and tobacco products.
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03.24.13

36 Radical Ideas to Kick-Start Canada’s Economy

“Opened two years ago, Potomac Law Group leans heavily on cloud technology and is itself a kind of cloud—a constellation of 40 lawyers who went to the best schools, trained at the best firms, and are now working, mostly from home, to their own schedules, for about half the price bigger firms charge.”
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