Marla Butler

Thomson Hine | Partner and Firmwide Chair, Divesity, Equity & Inclusion Initiative

Marla Butler is a Partner in the Business Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups at Thompson Hine LLP. She represents clients in the medical, semiconductor, power, networking and other high-tech industries in high-stakes commercial litigations, arbitrations and trials. She helps clients proactively take on commercial threats, monetize their patent assets and/or defend against lawsuits that threaten their businesses. Marla has developed a deep understanding of technology and is skilled at building and leading diverse teams of lawyers, scientists and economists, which enhances her ability to devise and implement successful litigation and trial strategies and to simplify complex technology concepts for judges, juries and arbitrators.

Marla is also Firm Chair of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and is deeply committed to help ensure that Thompson Hine recruits diverse lawyers and to ensure that the Firm retains and advances diverse lawyers as well.