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Our People

When it comes to intellectual property matters, it pays to be backed by the right team of people. Companies need professionals with deep experience and a solid foundation in their areas of specialization. Saunders & Silverstein combines a high level of experience with a solutions-oriented, practical approach that gets proven results.

Attorneys

Matthew Saunders

Matthew Saunders

Matt counsels clients in strategic trademark portfolio management, including of trademark selection, registration, and enforcement.

Aaron Silverstein

Aaron Silverstein

Aaron brings a wealth of experience counseling clients in the use, adoption and enforcement of trademarks and copyrights.

Michael Rizzo

Michael Rizzo

Michael specializes in providing strategic legal advice in matters of trademarks, copyrights, trade dress, trade secrets and domain names.

Jamie Sternberg

Jamie Sternberg

Jamie’s practice focuses on strategic counseling, prosecution, enforcement, and transactions with respect to trademarks, copyrights, and domain names.

Seth Walters

Seth Walters

Seth handles matters of trademark clearance and prosecution, and enforcement of trademarks and copyrights.

Kaitlyn Garvin

Kaitlyn Garvin

Kaitlyn Garvin (“Kaitie”) primarily assists with matters of trademark clearance and prosecution along with trademark and copyright enforcement at Saunders & Silverstein.

Sarah Leighton

Sarah Leighton

Sarah mainly assists with matters of trademark clearance and prosecution, as well as trademark and copyright enforcement.

Chris Whalley

Chris Whalley

Chris primarily handles trademark clearance, enforcement, and prosecution matters.

STAFF

Kate Swanson

Kate Swanson

Senior Paralegal/Practice Manager

Kate joined the Saunders & Silverstein team in 2017 having previously spent her career in Business and Legal Affairs departments in several fields including music, technology, and advertising. Kate assists clients with U.S. and foreign trademark matters, clearance, and handles overall firm processes and development.

Tiffany Lanthier

Tiffany Lanthier

Paralegal

Tiffany has been specializing in Intellectual Property since 2016 and joined Saunders & Silverstein as a paralegal in November of 2020. She has a multitude of experience in assisting with both large and small clients for all their Trademark needs.

Kristy Corneau

Kristy Corneau

Paralegal

Kristy has worked exclusively in the field of Intellectual Property since 2005 and joined Saunders & Silverstein as a paralegal in July of 2021. She has extensive experience in assisting clients with their trademark portfolios.

Danielle Williams

Danielle Williams

Paralegal

Danielle joined the Saunders & Silverstein team in 2021 having previously spent her career at a global firm assisting U.S. and foreign clients with trademark prosecution. Danielle focuses on trademark clearance searches, also assisting and managing requests from clients.

Carolyn Lyons

Carolyn Lyons

Controller

Carolyn brings her career experience in finance to the Controller position.

VIPs (Very Important Pets)

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