Washington DC
30 January 2018
Reporter: Becky Butcher

Dykema appoints Eric Fingerhut


Dykema has appointed Eric Fingerhut as the office managing member of the firm’s Washington DC office.

Fingerhut succeeds Paul Laurenza, who served in the role for eight years.

He advises in areas such as automotive, retail, food, hospitality and technology industries on trademark, copyright, right of publicity, advertising, marketing, domain name and new media legal issues.

The office maintains regulatory and litigation practice with professionals experienced in a range of corporate, tax, intellectual property, product liability, trade, securities, and white collar criminal law.

As part of the role, Fingerhut will serve as a member of the firm’s IP practice group and immediate past leader of the trademark practice.

Commenting on his role, Fingerhut said: “Dykema has been an active legal, legislative and policy counsellor in Washington, DC, for four decades, spanning seven presidential administrations.”

“I’m proud of the mark we’ve made in the district, and excited for the opportunity to lead our top-notch team of professionals as we help clients navigate a regulatory and legislative landscape that is evolving and unfolding with unprecedented speed.”

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