Katherine H. McGuire
Partner, Chair of Intellectual Property Group, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP
Years in current role: 14
What has been your biggest success over the past year?
Advancing one of my start-up clients to commercial launch.
What are your expectations for the rest of this year?
Working on multiple and fast-moving corporate deals as they seem to have had a big uptick in this year.
What advice would you give someone starting an intellectual property practice right now?
Be very responsive to your clients and make each one of them feel they have your undivided attention.
If you could practice one area of law that you haven’t practiced in your career, what would it be and why?
Anything to help the underprivileged.
What is one personal goal you have for the next year?
Get caught up on emails!