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PHOENIX, Ariz. and CHICAGO, Ill. (November 17, 2016) - Perkins Coie Partner Joseph E. Mais has been admitted as  a Fellow to the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL). The induction took place at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Based in the Phoenix office, Joe serves as firmwide chair of Perkins Coie’s Commercial Litigation practice. He is an experienced trial lawyer who has tried more than 20 jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations. Joe has served as lead counsel in many significant matters that were successfully resolved before trial for matters including multiple securities, intellectual property and consumer actions, as well as contract, business tort and real estate litigation.

Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only and only after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers in the United States and Canada of diverse backgrounds, who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Lawyers must have a minimum of fifteen years trial experience before they can be considered for Fellowship. Membership in the College cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population of any state or province. For more information, please visit www.actl.com.

Joe is among 17 Perkins Coie attorneys named an ACTL Fellow. The others are Michael Warnecke, David Harth, John Skilton, Paul Eckstein, Howard Cabot, Jordan Green, Stephen English, James Gidley, Kevin Hamilton, David Burman, David Andrews, Thomas Hillier II, Harry Schneider, Jr., Paul Fortino and Keith Gerrard.

Perkins Coie is a leading international law firm that is known for providing high value, strategic solutions and extraordinary client service on matters vital to our clients’ success. With more than 1,200 lawyers in offices across the United States and Asia, we provide a full array of corporate, commercial litigation, intellectual property, and regulatory legal advice to a broad range of clients, including many of the world’s most innovative companies and industry leaders as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.

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