Caroline M. Craven has served as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, Texarkana Division, since May 1998. She served as law clerk for United States District Judge David Folsom.
Judge Mitchell was sworn in as a United States Magistrate Judge on August 16, 2013. In her time on the bench and while working with Chief Judge Davis, Judge Mitchell has overseen numerous patent and general civil litigation cases. She also mediates cases pending in the Eastern District of Texas and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
RICHARD G. TARANTO was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit by President Barack H. Obama, in 2013, confirmed by the Senate on March 11, 2013 and assumed the duties of his office on March 15, 2013.
Leonard P. Stark is Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. He has been a District Judge since 2010 and for the previous three years was a Magistrate Judge on the same Court.
Chief District Judge, USDC Eastern District of the Louisiana
Chief Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown graduated from Tulane Law School with a Juris Doctor and later, she served as a teaching fellow at Tulane Law School’s Environmental Law Clinic while pursuing her LLM in Energy and Environment.
District Judge, USDC Eastern District of Texas, Beaumont Division
Michael Truncale was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 14, 2019, and appointed by President Donald J. Trump on May 16, 2019. As a nominee, he received the unanimous well-qualified rating by the American Bar Association.
Chief District Judge, USDC Eastern District of Texas
Judge Rodney Gilstrap was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas and was confirmed in 2011. He assumed the position of Chief Judge in 2018.
Monica Brown is the Assistant General Counsel for Worldwide Refrigeration, a division of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE LII), a global leader in the heating, air conditioning and refrigeration markets.
Born in the Land of Oz (Kansas), and raised on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi like Huckleberry Finn, and in the shadows of the Gateway Arch (St. Louis, Missouri), Alan headed west to Texas more than 30 years ago.
Brian Pandya serves as Deputy Associate Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice. The Office of the Associate Attorney General oversees DOJ’s litigating and grant-making components and works closely with the Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General to implement department policies.
Clyde M. Siebman practices throughout Texas with an emphasis on the Eastern District of Texas, the Dallas Division of the Northern District of Texas and the Austin Division of the Western District of Texas. He manages the firm’s offices in Sherman and Plano and has been trying cases in Marshall since 1992.
Elizabeth "Beth" Forrest is a partner at Siebman, Forrest, Burg & Smith, LLP, and represents clients before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas, as well as Texas state courts in Collin County, Grayson County, and the surrounding areas.
Ophelia Camiña is a partner with the trial boutique firm of Susman Godfrey, LLP where she specializes in complex commercial cases. Because of her impressive track record, she is especially sought after by clients facing complex, high-stakes and “bet-the-company” cases.
Shamoil T. Shipchandler is a partner in the Investigations and White Collar Defense practice at Jones Day. Shamoil formerly served as a senior officer at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas.
Joseph D. Brown was sworn in as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas on February 26, 2018. Nominated by President Donald J. Trump, Mr. Brown serves as the chief federal law enforcement officer in the Eastern District of Texas, an area covering 43 counties with a population of more than 3.5 million.
Former Attorney General Martinez earned his doctorate in legal and socio-economic sciences from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, in Bogota, Colombia. Additionally, he has a specialization in Economic Sciences, Commercial Law and Family Law at the same university.
Eric is a member of the firm’s IP, Tech & Data Practice Group and represents clients in a variety of matters, including patent litigation, post-grant review proceedings, covered business method reviews, counseling, estate management, due diligence, licensing, and transactions in a wide range of technical fields, including the pharmaceutical, life science, medical device, specialty chemical, computer, software, and mechanical fields.
Jennifer Doan is a founding partner with HALTOM & DOAN, a boutique trial and appellate firm with offices throughout East Texas that handles a diverse array of complex litigation for Fortune 500 companies and individuals.
Board certified in civil trial law, Wesley Hill balances a successful practice in intellectual property and business litigation. With more than 30 trials to his credit, including over 20 patent cases, Mr. Hill brings broad courtroom experience to every case he handles.
Partner, Jackson Walker’s Litigation practice group
David Folsom is a partner in Jackson Walker’s Litigation practice group, and he leads the firm’s Texarkana office. As former Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, David brings his experience and insight to cases both in and out of the Eastern District.
The Honorable Jose L. Linares chairs McCarter’s Alternative Dispute Resolution practice. He served as Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, having been nominated to the bench by President George W. Bush in 2002.
Ms. DeRieux has a broad federal practice including commercial litigation, intellectual property, antitrust and employment discrimination, as well as representing several local governmental entities in a wide variety of non-litigation matters.
Jeannie Heffernan is an experienced trial lawyer who has won numerous patent and trademark trials across the country in a wide variety of industries, from telecommunications to medical devices to haute couture.