JT Westermeier
Finnegan Henderson Farrabow and Dunner; Reston, VA, U.S.

J. (“Jay”) T. Westermeier is of counsel at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP resident in the firm’s Reston, Virginia office.  He is past president of the International Technology Law Association, Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, 2001 Burton Award recipient for legal excellence, and the only lawyer to receive the Distinguished Information Sciences Award from the Association of Information Technology Professionals. 

Mr. Westermeier serves on, or has served on, many editorial boards, contributes to a number of legal treatises and is a U.S. correspondent for Computer Law Review International. He is listed on Best Lawyers in America (Information Technology; 2003-2010), Intellectual Asset Magazine’s “IAM 250 - World’s Leading IP Strategists” (2009); Who’s Who International of Internet and e-commerce Lawyers (2009); Virginia Super Lawyers (Intellectual Property; 2006-2009); Washington D.C. Super Lawyers (Intellectual Property; 2007-2009); Super Lawyers Corporate Edition of Top Attorneys in Business Services (Intellectual Property; 2009) and many other honorary lists of distinction.

Mr. Westermeier’s practice includes complex information technology transactions, e-commerce, software and the Internet, and related intellectual property issues, and dispute resolution.  His dispute resolution practice includes litigation before state and federal courts, arbitration and mediation.  He also serves as an arbitrator, mediator and expert legal witness.