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Kevin Prussia, JD, Partner, WilmerHale, is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer representing leading life sciences and technology companies on intellectual property and other areas of commercial disputes. Mr. Prussia has experience across every aspect of trial and appellate practice, including bench and jury federal trials, International Trade Commission investigations, Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings, and appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. He is a true “stand-up” litigator who has handled challenging witness examinations and oral arguments for clients in high stakes litigations. He has successfully tried cases to verdict and has counseled numerous clients through complicated settlement discussions.

More than a litigator, Mr. Prussia’s practice encompasses strategic advice and opinion work. He counsels clients regarding FDA issues, patent-portfolio evaluations, and licensing strategies.

Outside of the courtroom, Mr. Prussia is a prominent member of the Boston legal community. He has served on the Board of Directors for the ACLU of Massachusetts for eight years and was President of the Board from 2015-2019. Mr. Prussia is a member of the Boston IP American Inn of Court and was previously a part-time faculty member at Boston University School of Law, where he taught a seminar in the Legal Writing Program.

Mr. Prussia has a deep pro bono practice. He currently represents a class of individuals in a high profile immigration case against the Department of Homeland Security. He is also a monitor for one of the country’s oldest consent decrees governing the hiring practices of entry-level police and firefighters in communities across Massachusetts. At the firm, Mr. Prussia is a member of the Boston office Hiring Committee and is a member of the Executive Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

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