Merchant & Gould is pleased to welcome three attorneys to its legal tem, spanning two offices. The new hires include Rachel Hammond and Zach Kachmer in Denver, and Lindsay Jones in Minneapolis.
“These three attorneys bring IP experience in growing industries for Colorado and Minnesota, adding depth to our practice groups and helping our clients protect their brands. They are excellent additions to our firm, and we are excited to welcome them,” said Chris Leonard, Managing Director, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Merchant & Gould.
Rachel Hammond, associate, joined the Electrical & Software Practice Group in Denver, after serving as a law clerk for Merchant & Gould. Previously, she finished a completions engineering internship with BP America in Houston and performed biofuels research with the Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering. Additionally, she is a co-owner of her family business, Fore Innovations, LLC, in Tampa. Rachel earned a J.D. from University of Colorado Law School, and a B.S. in chemical engineering with a minor in mathematics from Penn State.
Zach Kachmer, associate, joined the Electrical & Software Practice Group in Denver. Before then, he was a legal intern for DigitalGlobe in Westminster, Colo., and a reservoir engineer for Red Rocks Oil and Gas in Oklahoma City. Zach earned his J.D. from University of Colorado Law School, and a B.S. in chemical and biochemical engineering from Brown University.
Lindsay Jones, associate, joined the Trademark Practice Group in Minneapolis. Previously, she was a law clerk for EntrePartner Law Firm in Minneapolis; a legal affairs intern for the Minnesota Vikings Football; a licensing and partnerships intern for Rhymesayers Entertainment in Minneapolis; and a corporate partnerships intern for Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball. Lindsay earned her J.D. from University of Minnesota Law School, as well as a B.S. in sports management (with a legal focus), with a minor in business management, from University of Minnesota.