May 2, 2019
On April 25, Fitch Even attorney Margaret “Peggy” Herrmann was honored with the Alumna of the Year award by the Student Bar Association of Chicago-Kent College of Law. Peggy was recognized for her outstanding dedication to Chicago-Kent, which includes speaking on career panels at the law school and mentoring law students. In addition, she is a member of the Chicago-Kent Young Alumni Council and recently copresented an “IP Bootcamp” as part of the alumni CLE programming.
This latest recognition follows several service awards Peggy earned while a student at Chicago-Kent. During her years there, she was honored with the Dean’s Distinguished Public Service Award, Clinton E. Stryker Distinguished Service Award, the Chicago-Kent Certificate of Service, and the Clinton E. Stryker Outstanding Commitment to Service.
Peggy joined Fitch Even as an associate in September 2017. She is a registered patent attorney whose practice currently encompasses patent preparation and prosecution, patent post-issuance proceedings, and product clearance and legal opinions.
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