Perkins Coie Appoints Andy Smetana as Managing Partner of Austin Office

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AUSTIN, TX—Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Andy Smetana, a veteran Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Law practice partner, has been appointed as the managing partner of the firm’s fast-growing Austin office.

Andy takes over the Austin managing partner position after Jose Villarreal, an intellectual property (IP) litigator and trial attorney, led the opening of the office and was instrumental in growing its operations during the past two years. Jose remains with the Austin office and will continue his IP litigation practice and as a lead counsel for major technology clients.

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