ANN ARBOR — Briana Emerson has joined the Ann Arbor office of Brinks Gilson & Lione as an associate attorney.
Emerson served as a summer associate with Brinks in 2013 and previously worked at a patent law office in Grand Rapids. Previously, she worked in mechanical engineering through internships at DTE Energy in Detroit and Rockwell Automation in Troy.
She was the 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.
Emerson holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Detroit Mercy, where she graduated magna cum laude, and was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. She received her J.D., magna cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law. She also received the Jurisprudence Achievement Award for both her Licensing Intellectual Property and Patent Application Preparation courses.