Lucia Muntean



Dr. Lucia Muntean is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP. She is a member of the firm’s Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice. Lucia is admitted to practice only in the District of Columbia, and is not admitted to practice in New York.

Lucia has been a registered patent agent since 2012, specializing in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Her experience includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications, conducting patentability, freedom-to-operate, and due diligence analyses.


Lucia earned her law degree from Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2017). Prior to law school, she received her Ph.D (2009) and M.A. (2005) in microbiology from the Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Science. She also attended Shippensburg University for her undergraduate studies, where she double majored in chemistry and biology (B.S., magna cum laude, 2001).

Admissions and Professional Memberships

Lucia is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and is not admitted to practice in New York. She is registered to practice patent prosecution before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.