Alessio, Eigner and Morton Named Among Most Influential Business Leaders in San Diego
November 14, 2022: Three Procopio attorneys were named to the 2022 SD 500 list of Most Influential Business Leaders in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal. Managing Partner John Alessio and Partners Bill Eigner and Jeff Morton were recognized alongside other distinguished professionals across the San Diego metropolitan area. This is the seventh straight recognition for Bill, the sixth for John, and the second for Jeff.
John focuses on complex class action, business and employment litigation with particular experience in trade secret misappropriation, unfair competition, real estate, shareholder and contractual disputes to include cross-border issues. He has achieved great results for clients of all sizes in civil trials, arbitrations and mediations. He has served as Procopio’s Managing Partner since January 2018.
Bill counsels clients in venture capital, angel financing, seed capital and financing, governing, operating, buying, selling and merging (M&A) of growing technology and other businesses. He focuses on corporate and business transactions, including matters relating to software, telecommunications, e-commerce, cybersecurity, energy, clean technology, life sciences, corporate governance, franchising, employment and independent contractor issues.
Jeff provides strategic intellectual property advice, including patent prosecution, and related transactional support for emerging and mature companies in a wide variety of industries, with a particular focus on life sciences and medical technologies. A PhD immunologist, he has extensive patent experience in technologies including genomics, immunology, and gene editing technologies, and advises on complex freedom-to-operate life sciences issues.