McKinney Law Group APC staffs matters based on client need.
Our professionals have a wide variety of backgrounds.
Corporate Attorney: Former GC of a financial services company.
Corporate Attorney: Former Senior Counsel of a major pharmaceutical company.
Employment Attorney: Former GC of a non-profit corporation.
Patent Agent: Former patent manager of a high technology device company.
Patent Agent: Former officer of an emerging, pharmaceutical company.
Transactional/Branding: Former GC of a film and television production company.
Dr. McKinney has been practicing law for over fifteen years in Silicon Valley and Southern California. He has been in private practice at both Morrison & Foerster LLP, Palo Alto, and Townsend Townsend & Crew, Palo Alto, and has served as Chief Patent Counsel for a public company. Dr. McKinney received his law degree from Stanford Law School, where he was a Brown and Bain High Technology fellow. Prior to entering law school, he worked as a scientist for Zeneca
Pharmaceuticals (now AstraZeneca). Dr. McKinney holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from Ohio State University, where he was a University Fellow and a Lubrizol Fellow, and he performed postdoctoral work at Stanford University as a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow. Dr. McKinney earned a Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude with departmental honors in English Literature at Hanover College in Indiana. Mr. McKinney is a listed inventor on ten issued U.S. patents.
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