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Purpura and Rayburn Named to the List of 2023 Visionaries

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Mike Purpura and Christy Rayburn have been named to the list of 2023 Legal Visionaries by the Business of Law Magazine from the L.A. Times B2B Publishing & Events.

Mr. Purpura’s unique blend of public and private sector experience allows him to provide clients with multi-dimensional counseling on the most complex legal issues. He has served as an adviser to two presidents, navigating the many tricky separation-of-powers issues involving the executive and legislative branches in high-profile legal and political battles. In prior work as a commercial litigator and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, he successfully tried many cases and argued numerous appeals.

Ms. Rayburn litigates high-profile, high-stakes technology disputes for companies of all sizes, including Amazon.com, Monster Energy, BlackBerry, ClearOne, and Acorn Technologies. Described by clients as “a fierce advocate” and “intensely brilliant at understanding the detail and complexity of the subject matter, while retaining a clear view of the big issues and impact on strategy,” she has experience in patent, copyright, and trade secret litigation at every stage.

 The Los Angeles Times B2B Publishing team selected 101 of the very best thought leaders and power brokers in the legal space in Southern California.

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