Craig Guthery

Counsel/Of Counsel


Craig Guthery is a skilled and experienced general commercial litigator, having represented clients in diverse matters involving private and government contracts, business torts, fraud, employment, and regulatory issues. He has practiced before numerous federal and state courts, federal agencies, and domestic and international arbitration panels. Mr. Guthery is also a part of the firm’s Intellectual Property + Licensing practice, counseling and representing clients in trademark prosecution, copyright registration, trade secret protection, licensing, infringement actions, and other related litigation. Mr. Guthery has well-recognized expertise in matters involving science, technology, and the Internet, and he has significant experience working with experts on highly complex matters in fields ranging from the operation of commercial Internet websites to biopharmaceutical drug development.

Mr. Guthery received a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, graduating cum laude. He was a member of the Georgetown Law Journal and served as Articles Editor. He earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of the State of New York, Regents College. Before joining FH+H, Mr. Guthery was Special Counsel in the D.C. office of Cooley LLP.

Representative Matters

Representative Matters
  • Represented a global Internet-based online payment service in a variety of contract and tort actions.
  • Represented a major Internet service provider in actions involving the application of the safe harbor provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, resulting in landmark case law.
  • Represented a government subcontractor in a complex contract dispute with a major prime contractor over the development and delivery of flight simulators.
  • Represented a pharmaceutical development company in a complex breach of contract case turning on the interpretation of pre-clinical trial results for an anti-cancer drug.
  • Represented sales representatives of a major pharmaceutical company in multiple litigations arising from the use of a high-profile prescription drug.


  • Special Counsel, Cooley LLP
  • Associate, Kaye Scholer LLP
  • Analyst/Producer, PRC Inc.
  • Nuclear Engineering Operator, U.S. Navy

Education, Certifications + Licenses

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center; Articles Editor, Georgetown Law Journal
  • B.S., University of the State of New York, Regents College

Certifications + Licenses
  • Virginia Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • England and Wales (non-practicing solicitor)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

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