ATLANTA (June 17, 2009) – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP announces that Angela R. Fox and Louise T. Rains have joined the firm as associates, resident in the firm’s Atlanta, Georgia, office. Ms. Fox is a member of Sutherland’s Litigation Practice Group, and Ms. Rains is a member or the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, focusing her practice on patent litigation.
“We welcome Angie and Louise to the firm," said Jennifer R. Van Ness, hiring partner in the Atlanta office. “They will continue our commitment to outstanding client service."
Ms. Fox earned her juris doctor in 2008 from Georgia State University College of Law, where she served as a member of the Georgia State University Law Review and was also a member of Moot Court. In addition, she earned her master of arts degree in public policy from the University of Chicago in 2000. She received a bachelor of arts degree, cum laude, in psychology from Rhodes College in 1996. Before joining Sutherland, Ms. Fox spent time as a summer associate at Miller & Martin, PLLC, and Hall, Booth, Smith & Slover, PC.
Ms. Rains earned her juris doctor in 2006 from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she served as managing board member of the Virginia Sports and Entertainment Journal. She received a bachelor of science degree, with honors, in chemistry from Brown University in 2003. Before joining Sutherland, Ms. Rains practiced at Kilpatrick Stockton.
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