Nader Mousavi Joins Sullivan & Cromwell to Co-Lead the Intellectual Property Group

May 7, 2010

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP announced today that Nader A. Mousavi is joining the firm as a partner to co-lead its Intellectual Property Group. He will be based in the firm's Palo Alto office.

“We are delighted Nader has decided to join us,” said Joseph C. Shenker, Chair of Sullivan & Cromwell. “Nader's breadth of experience and leadership will enhance our intellectual property practice and expand the services we provide.”

“I am thrilled to become part of S&C and to help lead and develop this practice,” said Mr. Mousavi.

Recognized as one of the top “40 under 40” business professionals by Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and Boston Business Journal, Mr. Mousavi advises clients on a wide range of corporate and transactional matters where intellectual property or technology issues are key. His practice includes mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, collaborations, outsourcing, settlements and licensing arrangements.

After graduating from Stanford Law School, Mr. Mousavi joined TCS, a telecommunications software company that was subsequently acquired by Convergent Networks, a leading broadband equipment company. Following the acquisition, Mr. Mousavi was senior counsel to Convergent until joining WilmerHale, formerly Hale and Dorr, in 2001. He became a partner of WilmerHale in 2008.

Mr. Mousavi is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., summa cum laude, 1993) and Stanford Law School (J.D., 1997), where he was an associate editor of the Stanford Law Review and Stanford Environmental Law Journal.