Randy J. Pummill

Law Graduate

Overview

Randy Pummill is a law graduate in the Intellectual Property department with Foley & Lardner LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Mechanical & Electromechanical Technology Practice. Randy is not admitted to practice law in any state.

Prior to joining Foley, Randy worked as a senior engineer at an internationally recognized consulting firm. In this position, Randy collaborated with other engineers to provide research proposals and technical reports to commercial clients, academic bodies and government entities. Randy developed computational modeling tools to predict the flow back of hydraulic fracturing fluid after a stimulation operation. As principal investigator, he carried out a $1M U.S. Department of Energy research project from the initial idea to team development, project execution and management.

Randy received his JD from the University of Michigan where he was actively involved in sustainability research, and served as president of the Intellectual Property Student Association. At the University of Utah, Randy’s research focused on predicting slag behavior and improving species and temperature measurements in a coal gasification system.

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 2019)
    • William Allan Kaufman Scholar
    • Dow Sustainability Fellow
    • President, Intellectual Property Student Association (IPSA)
  • University Of Utah (M.S., chemical engineering, 2015)
    • Computational Modeling of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Flowback
    • Student member, Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • University Of Utah (Ph.D., chemical engineering, 2012)
    • Physical and computational studies of slag behavior in a gasifier
    • John Zink Environmental Scholar
    • Co-chair, Graduate Student Advisory Committee
  • University Of Utah (B.S., chemical engineering, 2007)

Admissions

Randy is not admitted to practice law in any state.