About Lewis Roca

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP is an Am Law 200 commercial law firm for handling complex matters in litigation, intellectual property, business transactions, gaming, government relations and other practice areas. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie offices are located in Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Irvine, Phoenix, Reno, Silicon Valley and Tucson.
Ahearn and Bartow previously worked together at two other national firms where they handled major patent litigations across the United States, including numerous trials in key jurisdictions in California, Delaware, Nevada, and at the International Trade Commission. They join forces again at Lewis Roca, bolstering an already-deep roster of 70 intellectual property attorneys, patent agents, and technical specialists across the firm’s 10 offices.
“Terry and Stuart bring leadership to our Silicon Valley office for continued growth in Northern California and beyond,” said the firm’s Managing Partner, Kenneth Van Winkle Jr. “These additions align well with our strategic plan which focuses on building our services in the key areas of intellectual property and technology.”

Mr. Ahearn

Mr. Ahearn is an experienced trial lawyer and litigator who represents clients in intellectual property and other complex commercial disputes related to science and technology. He has participated in all phases of litigation, including numerous trials and arbitrations. He was named an “IP Star” by Managing IP three years in a row, and he regularly writes and lectures about managing complex litigation. He received his J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law and his B.A. from Fordham University.

Mr. Bartow

Mr. Bartow is an experienced litigator and registered patent attorney with a background in computer engineering and neuroscience.  He represents clients in intellectual property matters before U.S. federal courts, the PTO, the ITC, and other tribunals, with an emphasis on complex patent and trade secret disputes concerning electronics and computer technology.  He holds two Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Maryland, a Master of Science degree from Columbia University, and a law degree from Georgetown.


“Lewis Roca is a law firm that offers compelling value and efficiency,” said Ahearn. “Our legal and technical expertise combined with our ability to offer flexible billing arrangements makes us a formidable practice group.  We are very excited to be part of the firm’s growth here in Silicon Valley. The level of technical and scientific expertise among the firm’s intellectual property group is exceptional and was a huge draw for me,” added Bartow. “Combined with the firm’s unique geographic footprint, Terry and I believe we can deliver outstanding value on this platform.”