McAndrews Attorney Listed Among America’s Best Lawyers


McAndrews, Held & Malloy is pleased to announce shareholder Troy A. Groetken’s recognition in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in intellectual property law. This honor, which is based entirely on peer-review, highlights Groetken’s extensive experience in intellectual property related matters.

Groetken has been listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2012. He has over 20 years of legal experience in intellectual property and more than 20 years of technical experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnological and chemical fields. As a registered U.S. patent practitioner, Groetken regularly counsels Fortune 100 and 500 companies on complex IP matters involving patent portfolio development, implementation and enforcement. He also advises upon and institutes multi-level front-end and back-end licensing programs coordinated with a client-centered business modeling approach, and addresses multi-jurisdictional intellectual property integration issues ranging from core and non-core patent portfolio due diligence analysis to global portfolio coordination matters. He was named a “Rising Star” by the Illinois Super Lawyers independent survey in 2008 and 2009, and was included as one of the Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch.” Prior to practicing patent law, Groetken worked as a clinical consultant pharmacist.

Best Lawyers compiles their lists by conducting exhaustive peer review surveys in which leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The Best Lawyers Board of Advisors consists of a group of distinguished legal professionals from the world’s leading law firms and many of the general counsel from Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies.