We are pleased to announce that Melinda A. Sossamon has joined us as a Partner in our Intellectual Property and Corporate practice areas.
Ms. Sossamon is a Partner who counsels on a wide range of intellectual property issues and corporate and commercial transactions, as well as provides outsourced general counsel services. She brings more than 17 years of law firm and in-house experience, with extensive and broad expertise in the legal needs of content distribution and technology companies. Her practice includes intellectual property, corporate matters, global business operations, strategic partnerships, M&A, commercial contracting, technology licensing, content distribution, and digital media and online legal issues.
As Deputy General Counsel of a publicly-traded technology, online content, and professional services company, Ms. Sossamon served as the lead legal executive for a $750m+ global business segment and as enterprise-wide intellectual property, corporate strategy, and M&A counsel.
Ms. Sossamon received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1999. She earned her B.A. from the University of Oklahoma in Political Science and Public Relations magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 1992.