Patterson Belknap Names New Partners and Counsel

January 17, 2003

New York, NY – (January 1, 2003) Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP announced promotions of four attorneys to partner and counsel. Scott B. Howard, a patent litigation attorney, and Peter W. Tomlinson, a litigation attorney, are now partners of the firm. Mr. Howard was counsel and Mr. Tomlinson an associate. William F. Gaske, and Alexander Shapiro , are now counsel to the firm. Both were associates. Mr. Shapiro is a corporate attorney. Mr. Gaske practices with the firm's Exempt Organizations Group. Patterson Belknap is a New York City based law firm with 180 lawyers.