Associate attorney joins Brinks? office

 Briana Emerson has joined the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione as an associate. She served as a summer associate with Brinks in 2013. She is one of nine new associates hired firm-wide to support the growing demand for Brinks’ IP law expertise.

Prior to joining Brinks as a summer associate, she gained experience in patent law at a Grand Rapids law firm and in mechanical engineering through internships at DTE Energy in Detroit and Rockwell Automation in Troy.
Emerson received her J.D., magna cum laude, in 2014 from Michigan State University College of Law, where she was on the Dean’s List every semester and received the Jurisprudence Achievement Award for both her Licensing Intellectual Property and Patent Application Preparation courses. She was vice president of Delta Theta Phi, a member of the Intellectual Property Law Society and a student member of the Michigan Intellectual Property Inn of Court. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Detroit Mercy, where she graduated magna cum laude.