Honigman Adds New Partner to Oakland Office


DETROIT — Honigman has expanded its intellectual property litigation practice group by adding a new partner, Leigh C. Taggart, working in the firm’s Oakland County office.

Taggart has more than 20 years experience as an intellectual property attorney who litigates and mediates patent, trademark, copyright, antitrust, and trade secret matters throughout the United States. He serves clients in the medical device, pharmaceutical, automotive, silicon wafer, consumer products, and commercial jet engine industries.  He also has experience in international trademark, unfair competition, and commercial disputes, including disputes in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Bulgaria, Lebanon, and Australia.

He earned a Juris Doctor from Cornell University Law School and a bachelor’s in philosophy from Haverford College. He is licensed to practice in Michigan and New York and serves as co-chair of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Eastern District of Michigan Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. 

Taggart joins Honigman from Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC in Bloomfield Hills.  Before joining Rader, Taggart was general counsel and secretary of Rexair Inc. (now Rexair LLC).