Nora Q.E. Passamaneck

Nora Passamaneck represents clients, such as those in the life sciences industry, in complex intellectual property litigations, including patent litigations and licensing disputes. She has developed strategies for pre-litigation, initiation, response to filing of suit, theories of relief, discovery, motions practice and settlement.

Most recently, Ms. Passamaneck was the Honorable J. Michael Seabright's career judicial law clerk in the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii. In that role, she regularly analyzed all facets of federal practice (pleadings, jurisdiction, venue, motions practice and trial) covering a wide range of substantive law including civil rights, employment and disability discrimination, contracts, intellectual property and criminal law.

In 2010 and 2011, Ms. Passamaneck was a lecturer in law at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa where she taught a first-year spring semester legal writing course.

From 2003 to 2007, Ms. Passamaneck was an associate at WilmerHale.

Prior to law school, Ms. Passamaneck was a research technician at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. 

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  • Education

    • JD, Boston University School of Law, 2003

      magna cum laude

      Executive Editor, Boston University Law Review

    • BA, Biology, New York University, 1998

      cum laude

  • Admissions

    • Colorado

    • Massachusetts

    • New York

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. J. Michael Seabright, US District Court for the District of Hawaii, 2007 - 2015