Mitchell Poirier is a law graduate with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Business Law Practice. Mitchell is not admitted to practice in any state.
Prior to joining Foley, Mitchell served as an undergraduate researcher in the department of chemical engineering in Gainesville, Florida. He improved experimental protocols in the research of the relationship between protein concentration and the life cycle and mechanics of brain cancer cells. He revised pre-publication drafts of fellow researchers and trained researchers in laboratory safety and procedures. He then interned at the law firm of Dayrel Sewell, PLLC, in which he researched and drafted memoranda, including a motion to dismiss for lack of standing and an appellate brief. He conducted client intake and participated in patent prosecution. He was commended for attention to detail and quality work product.
After, Mitchell served as a summer associate with Foley where he advised clients with respect to the copyright ability of their works and their likelihood of success in infringement actions. He drafted cease and desist letters in response to trademark infringement and participated in the discovery process on a pharmaceutical patent infringement case.