Mr. Rocket Scientist Lawyer
Aerospace engineer, with high honors from Georgia Tech. Worked as an aircraft structural engineer @ FedEx for a year before attending Waseda University on a full-ride focusing on robotics. Worked @ Audi of America in a rotational talent program. Ended up in law school and currently at Kirkland & Ellis doing M&A and restructuring (with some PE work).
Undergrad School: Georgia Institute of Technology
Undergrad Major: Aerospace Engineering
GPA: 3.65 Cumulative
Age: 32, Ethnicity: White
Other Degree/Certification: JD, Masters in Biomedical Engineering
School Name: UCLA School of Law, Waseda University
Extracurriculars: Intellectual Property Law Association (UCLA - Co-chair), [Automotive Company] - Waseda joint research project, Ice Hockey club team @ Waseda University
Title: Associate Attorney
Company: Top Firm
Length of Employment: 1 yr
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos
Big Life Wins:
Prepared a critical expert witness for trial cross-examination with little preparation time that resulted in a $500M willful infringement verdict. Lead team of graduate and undergraduate students in joint research program with Japanese auto company to develop a unique driver interface, garnering great feedback and renewed research grants.
Post MBA Goal:
I’d like to leverage my experiences and MBA to pursue a career in corporate strategy. After seeing the internal struggles between business, law, and engineering and subsequent harm (737Max, dieselgate etc…), I want to shape future corporations with better vision, agility, and responsibility. Ideally in heavy manufacturing or tech fields.