Press Releases | 08/10/2018

Brooks Kushman Attorney Named Among 2018 “Women in Law” By Michigan Lawyers Weekly


SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman is pleased to announce that Linda Mettes has been named one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2018 “Women in Law”. This award recognizes 30 women in Michigan’s legal community for their commitment to excellence in the practice of law, leadership in the profession, mentoring and dedication to volunteerism and pro bono activities.

Mettes is recognized for her dedication to client service, mentoring, leadership within the firm, and commitment to the legal community. Mettes works alongside the firm’s Chief Diversity officer to help shape a culture of diversity and inclusiveness within the firm. She has also been tasked by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to lead the organizations recruiting and planning efforts within the state of Michigan. Her ongoing efforts has helped Brooks Kushman become a 101 Best and Brightest Company to Work For and Top Places to Work in Michigan.

Michigan Lawyers Weekly will host a luncheon to honor the 2018 Women in Law on Thursday, September 20th at the Detroit Marriott in Troy.

Mettes is a registered patent attorney, and focuses on intellectual property litigation. She has handled cases in Federal courts across the country in a wide array of technologies, including mechanical, electrical, chemical and pharmaceutical. Mettes also has a significant amount of experience on the damages side, for both plaintiffs and defendants.

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, and Intellectual Property Today. For more information, please visit

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