February 27, 2013 – ALEXANDRIA, VA – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC is proud to announce that Intellectual Property Shareholder Matthew L. Schneider has been named the exclusive winner of the 2013 Lexology Client Choice Award in the Intellectual Property – Patents category for Virginia.

Client Choice – USA & Canada 2013 recognizes winners by work area at the state and province level. This year, 222 individual winners across 33 U.S. states and four Canadian provinces were recognized. To identify the winners, clients are asked to rate individual lawyers on the quality of legal advice, value for money, commercial awareness, effective communication, billing transparency, tailored fee structures, response time, sharing of expertise and use of technology.

About Schneider
Matthew L. Schneider focuses his practice on patent law matters and client counseling involving patentability studies, patent procurement and patent infringement and validity investigations. His technical experience includes mechanical and electro-mechanical technologies. He serves on Buchanan's Board of Directors, and as chair of the firm's Mechanical Practice Group.

About the Firm
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC (www.bipc.com) has more than 450 attorneys and government relations professionals practicing throughout the United States, with offices in California, Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C.