PRACTICE AREAS: Intellectual property, patent law
LAW SCHOOL: Washington University
WHAT IS YOUR GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT? Growing a BioPharma practice and becoming a partner at Harness, Dickey & Pierce.
YOUR LEAST-FAVORITE CLASS IN LAW SCHOOL? Constitutional Law
YOUR GREATEST FEAR? Failure
WHAT DO YOU DO FOR FUN? I enjoy playing with my children, reading and traveling.
IF YOU HADN’T BECOME A LAWYER, WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE DONE? Pharmacy. I was accepted into a five-year Pharm D. program after high school but decided to switch my major to microbiology!
ONE THING MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU? I played on an organized kickball team for 10 years.
WHAT ADVICE DO YOU HAVE FOR YOUNG LAWYERS? Trust, commitment and passion. If you have these, clients will know, and the rest will take care of itself.