President and Chief Executive Officer, Fish & Richardson P.C.
Peter Devlin joined Fish & Richardson in 1987 and became CEO in 2000. Under his leadership, the firm has been named No. 1 for Patent Litigation for 12 consecutive years, and has also expanded its pro bono and diversity efforts. Peter also created the firm’s first diversity chair role and launched a 1L Diversity Fellowship Program.
In 2016, Fish & Richardson ranked in the top 15 percent of law firms for diversity. The firm has an active Women’s Initiative and partners with many legal diversity organizations. The firm achieved a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index.
Fish & Richardson was named an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2016 and 2017.
Joined LCLD 2011
Highlights of LCLD Participation
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2017: Adam Pan, Tracea Rice, James Riddle, Ismael Sarmiento, Veena Tripathi, Ka-Lo Yeh; 2016: Adam Aquino, Sarah Jack, Juyoung Kim; 2015: Alison Liou, R. Francisco Lozano, Ariane S. Moss, Hao J. Wu; 2014: Thomas Chisena, Krystina Ho, Philip Kim, Matthew Mahoney; 2013: Erin Leach, Keith Lim, Ann Motl, Holly Victorson; 2012: Andrew Huah, Karan Jhurani, Lealon Martin, Dafan Zhang
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2016, 2015
Annual Meeting (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Member: Peter Devlin