Press Releases | 02/15/2017

Brooks Kushman Appoints Principal Lissi Mojica as 2017 Leadership Council On Legal Diversity Fellow; Associate LeKeisha Suggs Appointed as a Participant in the Pathfinder Program

Team Contact: Mark Cantor


Southfield, Mich. – Brooks Kushman Principal Lissi Mojica has been chosen to represent the firm as a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) 2017 class of Fellows. This innovative program identifies, trains, and focuses on the development of the industry’s next generation of professional leaders. It also offers participants virtual and in-person training, peer-group projects and networking opportunities with LCLD’s top leadership and industry professionals alike.

Brooks Kushman Associate LeKeisha Suggs has also been selected to represent the firm in the 2017 Pathfinder Program with the LCLD. This program is designed to provide diverse, high-potential, early career attorneys with practical tools, like internal professional networks through relationship building skills, foundational leadership skills, and an understanding of career development strategies. It offers participants in-person meetings, online experiential learning, Compass Conversations with LCLD Fellows, program facilitators, and peer networking.

“Brooks Kushman is proud to appoint both a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow and a new member for the Pathfinder Program,” said President Mark Cantor. “This is our third year being a part of LCLD, and we’re honored to participate in a program that not only encourages the professional growth of our attorneys through on-going development and leadership training, but also empowers our firm with best practices and insights to promote diversity within Brooks Kushman and the surrounding community.”

Lissi is a globally recognized leader in post-grant proceedings and one of the most experienced practitioners in the field. Her practice focuses on all aspects of post-grant proceedings, including inter partes review, post-grant review, covered business method proceedings, reexamination proceedings, reissues and interferences. Lissi also specializes in appeals to the USPTO’s PTAB, patent quality, and patent examination matters.

Mojica holds a Master in Business Administration from Marymount University as well as a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

LeKeisha focuses her practice on patent prosecution, litigation, and trademark enforcement. She also has experience preparing cease and desist communications, and managing notice and takedown complaints under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

LeKeisha has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. LeKeisha is also a member of the Corporate Counsel Women of Color.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.

Brooks Kushman P.C. is a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm with offices across the nation, and represents clients nationally and internationally with respect to protection, enforcement and monetization of IP, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. The firm has more than 90 intellectual property professionals specializing in various technical disciplines, and has a reputation for providing leading IP counseling with a focus on the business objectives of their clients.

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries among its clients. The firm is also recognized by leading legal publications and rankings, including Corporate Counsel magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Law360, Intellectual Asset Management, Managing Intellectual Property, World Trademark Review, and Intellectual Property Today. For more information, please visit

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