Practising in the United States - First-Hand Perspectives

11 February 2011

If you're interesting in practising in the United States, you might like to attend this special presentation by alumni, Simon Fitzpatrick (BA 1998, LLB 2000) and Robert Yezerski (BA 2002, LLB 2004).

Simon moved to the US in August 2001 to do the LLM at Harvard. He then took the New York Bar exam and went to work at a law firm in Manhattan doing intellectual property litigation. Simon worked in New York for eight years, most recently at Ropes & Gray, on large patent and trade secret cases for pharmaceutical and medical device companies. In mid-2010, he moved home to Sydney to start at the Bar.

Rob undertook the NYU exchange in his final year of his LLB degree in 2003. He returned to the US in August 2005 to do the LLM at Harvard. After taking the New York Bar exam Rob moved to Manhattan to join the competition law group at Weil, Gotshal & Manges. There he spent four years doing litigation, merger clearances and government investigation work for US and overseas companies, particularly in the publishing, electronics and pharmaceutical sectors. In mid-2010, Rob moved home to Sydney to start at the Bar.

Practising in the United States- First-Hand Perspectives

5pm, Wednesday, 30th March 2011

Sydney Law School Foyer

Ground Floor (Level 2), Law School Building (F10)

Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney

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