Bayard director Richard D. Kirk (“Dick”) has been selected to the 2014 Delaware Super Lawyers list in the practice area of Business Litigation. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
Dick focuses his practice on general business litigation, intellectual property litigation, administrative law, and alternative dispute resolution. He is a past president of the Delaware State Bar Association and a former chair of its Intellectual Property Section. He currently serves on the United States District Court’s Rules Advisory Committee. He is also a member of the American Bar Association and its Intellectual Property Law and Litigation Sections. Dick has been recognized as a leading attorney in the field of intellectual property in Delaware by Chambers USA each year since 2006. He has been listed in Best Lawyers® (The Best Lawyers in America® Copyright Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC), for environmental law and administrative law for more than twenty years. Dick is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
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*Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards: CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies.