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Pittsburgh, PA / Alexandria, VA / New York, NY – May 19, 2014 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney announced today that 13 attorneys were ranked as 2014 IP Stars in Managing Intellectual Property. The firm was “highly recommended” for its intellectual property practice in Pennsylvania and Virginia.
Those recognized from the Alexandria office were: Erin M. Dunston, Bassam N. Ibrahim, Patrick C. Keane, James A. LaBarre, Robert G. Mukai, William C. Rowland, Todd R. Walters and Charles F. Wieland.

Philip L. Hirschhorn was recognized from the New York office.

Lynn J. Alstadt, Craig Cochenour, Michael Dever and Duane Stewart were recognized from the firm’s Pittsburgh office.

About IP Stars and Managing IP

Based on extensive research carried out over six months of interviews among IP practitioners, the IP Stars and recommendations were created by a team of researchers in London, New York and Hong Kong. Researchers sought out responses from thousands of practitioners by phone, fax and email. In order to be named, a firm must receive a large number of recommendations from clients and cannot vote for their own inclusion, nor can they solicit votes from associates.

About the Firm

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC ( has more than 530 attorneys and government relations professionals practicing throughout the United States, with 18 offices in California, Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C.