Managing Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Mark Sweet became Managing Partner in 2016 after nearly 20 years with Finnegan. He is a frequent lecturer at legal and corporate seminars on a variety of intellectual property topics.

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner is a top IP firm with a strong commitment to diversity. They offer scholarships for diverse law students as well as minority students interested in IP law. The firm also has a mentoring program and a teaching partnership with Howard University’s Institute of Intellectual Property and Social Justice. Finnegan has consistently been named a top firm for working mothers. 

Joined LCLD 2014

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2019: Clara Jimenez; 2018: Aliza G. Carrano; 2017: Cecilia Sanabria; 2016: Naresh Kilaru; 2015: Li Feng; 2014: Mareesa A. Frederick 

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2019: Nicholas Camillo, Aaron Clay, Shawn Chang; 2018: Mindy Ehrenfried, Samhitha Medatia; 2017: Clara Jimenez, Yanbin Xu

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016 

Annual Meeting (2016, 2014) 


Member: Mark Sweet

Diversity Professional: Adrienne M. Brown