Shawn Gorman, has been elected a principal shareholder, in the lawfirm of Banner & Witcoff. He joined the firm in 2004. Out of the Chicago office, Gorman prepares and prosecutes patent applications in a variety of technology areas, including the electronic arts, business methods, mechanics and biotechnology. Previously, Gorman worked in the patent division of CIBA Vision. He earned both his master's and bachelor's degrees from the University of Florida. He earned his law degree from Franklin Pierce Law Center.