Fish & Richardson Adds Jayme Partridge as New Principal in Houston

Fish & Richardson today announced that Jayme Partridge has joined the firm's Houston office as a principal in its Litigation Group, where she will continue to focus her practice on complex intellectual property litigation. Previously, Partridge was a partner at Patterson + Sheridan. She also spent two years as in-house litigation counsel for ExxonMobil and worked as a mechanical engineer for six years before law school.

Partridge is an accomplished trial lawyer who has tried a wide range of cases, from patent infringement to trade secrets, in diverse technologies including fiber optics, chemical processes and catalysis, filtering technology, and computer hardware and software. With an engineering background and outstanding advocacy skills, she has years of stand-up experience before both judges and juries trying cases for global companies in high profile competitor-to-competitor disputes.

"We are always looking for top talent to add to our deep bench of seasoned trial lawyers, and Jayme is a highly skilled IP trial lawyer who will be a tremendous addition to our team," said Kurt Glitzenstein, Fish's Litigation Practice Group Leader. "This is our second significant lateral hire this fall. These strategic hires further enhance our position as the market leader in IP litigation."

Partridge received her J.D., high honors, Order of the Coif, from the University of Texas School of Law in 1991 and her B.S., cum laude, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi, from Texas A&M University in 1982.