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Lawrence P. Cogswell III, Ph.D., Named Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

April 28, 2021

Boston Attorney Lawrence P. Cogswell III, Ph.D., of Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds, has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA).

The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels and superior ethical reputation.

A Principal and Shareholder of the firm, Larry is central to the firm’s IP litigation group. Over the years, Larry has represented clients in many complex, high-stakes IP disputes at the trial and appellate level. He is a Ph.D. scientist who uses his familiarity with technical subject matter to his clients’ strategic advantage. As a registered patent attorney, Larry also routinely represents clients in administrative proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, such as inter partes review proceedings.  

Firm President John L. DuPré commented on Larry’s selection, saying, “Larry has a highly sought-after combination of talents. He is also a team player, exemplifying the excellence and camaraderie that distinguishes our firm.”
Larry is a graduate of Yale Law School, Harvard University, and Duke University. He is also a former judicial clerk to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  


Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds is an internationally renowned law firm devoted to the practice of intellectual property law. The firm specializes in patents, trademarks, intellectual property litigation, post-grant proceedings, copyrights, licensing, due diligence, opinions, trade secrets, and intellectual property counseling. The firm’s legal staff provides comprehensive intellectual property expertise in a wide range of technical areas such as biotechnology, chemistry, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, physics, optics, nanotechnology, and electrical, chemical, and mechanical engineering.