Lynne Howard

Lynne M. Howard

lynne@mendrygallaw.com

Telephone: 469-442-7611
Fax: 214-602-3022

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Lynne has over 20 years’ professional experience as a paralegal concentrated in the fields of corporate governance and intellectual property. She began her career in well-known intellectual property law firms, branching out to in-house legal departments working under the direct supervision of General Counsel and other C-level management members. She possesses diverse experience in governance activities for privately held entities (domestic and international, for-profit and non-profit), and a passion for supporting the non-profit sector in both a professional and volunteer capacity.

Education

B.S. Legal Studies, University of Maryland University College, 2012
Certificate, Paralegal Studies, University of Maryland University College, 2006

Professional Experience

Mendrygal Law, PLLC – Corporate Paralegal (2017-Present)
ECOM Atlantic, Inc. – Corporate Paralegal (2012-Present)
Fish & Richardson / Farney Daniels PC – Paralegal (2013-2015)
Susan G. Komen for the Cure – Corporate Paralegal (2009-2012)
CDX Gas, LLC – Intellectual Property Manager (2004-2009)
YUM! Brands – Trademark Paralegal (2003-2004)
Hunton & Williams LLP – Intellectual Property Paralegal (2002-2003)
Baker Botts LLP – Foreign Patent Paralegal (1999-2002)
Nikaido, Marmelstein, Murray & Oram LLP – Foreign Filing Mgr (1995-1999)

Selected Professional, Community and Business Activities

  • Steering Committee, North Texas Fundraising Event “Double Down for Dravet,” Dravet Syndrome Foundation (2013-Present)
  • Grant Project Manager, ECOM Foundation for the Development of Origin Resources (2012-Present);
  • Board of Directors, Epilepsy Foundation of Texas Houston/Dallas-Ft. Worth (2015-2017)
    • Strong contributor in efforts resulting in enactment of The Texas Compassionate Use Act (Senate Bill 339) during the 2015 Texas Legislature (84th Legislative Session)
  • United States Marine Corps Reserves 4th Civil Affairs Group, Washington, DC (1991-2001)
  • Achieved rank of Sergeant (E-5) and received honorable discharge
  • Recipient of the following personal awards: Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal and U.S. Army Soldier of the Year for joint service deployment to Bosnia Herzegovina in 1998

Publications

  • Innovation in Producing Coalbed Methane Gas,” Views & Visions, a publication of Bowles Rice McDavid Graff & Love LLP, Fall 2007