MBA Resume for Legal Assistant
University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA
Darden Graduate School of Business Administration/University of
Virginia School of Law
Candidate for Masters of Business Administration and Juris Doctor,
Journal: Virginia Journal of Law & Technology (VJOLT)
Member: Marketing Club, Health Care Club, & Black Business
Stanford University Palo Alto, CA
Bachelor of Arts, International Relations, June 1995
The National Dean’s List, 1991-1995
Undergraduate Scholars Program, 1994
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile,
Stanford-in-Latin-America Santiago, Chile
Quarter abroad studying Latin American development, Fall 1993
Summer Holland & Knight, LLP Washington, DC
2001 Summer Associate – Clerk in the Intellectual Property, Real
Estate, and other practice groups.
ˇ Developed deposition questions for trademark infringement claim
surrounding client’s brand name.
ˇ Assisted in preparation of witness in trademark application
ˇ Drafted purchase agreement documents for sale of hotel.
ˇ Wrote real estate finance primer for timeshare collections
Summer Bryan Cave LLP Washington, DC
2000 Summer Associate – Clerk in the Commercial Litigation,
Corporate, and other practice groups.
ˇ Researched and drafted memoranda on legal issues relating to
various state and federal laws.
ˇ Analyzed merits of alleged false advertising claim under the
ˇ Member of 5 person team responsible for updating advocacy
handbook for pro bono client.
Summer Irwin Financial Corporation Columbus, IN
1999 Corporate Development Intern – Project specialist for both
parent and operating company executives..
ˇ Started SBA licensed Small Business Investment Company with
$10MM initial capital investment,
after analyzing SBA and federal banking regulations for potential
ˇ Evaluated Real Options methodologies for use in capital
ˇ Presented recommendations on company-wide technology structure
to senior management.
1995 – 1998 Bayer Corporation Washington, DC
Legal Assistant – Multifaceted position involving legislative
strategy, special projects, and
office management for government relations function.
ˇ Analyzed U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule and produced action
plan regarding potentially
detrimental duty classification to product lines.
ˇ Evaluated reciprocity statutes and recommended drivers’ licenses
guidelines for U.S. nationals
working at German parent company.
ˇ Organized cross-functional group conferences to solidify
ˇ Developed and improved relationships with internal clients and
external constituents to foster
understanding of specialized competencies of government affairs
ˇ Designed Grasstops™ and grassroots lobbying activities on
Capitol Hill for internal clients, such as
Bayer’s Making Science Make Sense™ program and executive committee
ˇ Conversational Spanish Proficiency
ˇ Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
ˇ Stanford Alumni Association
for Packaging Engineer and Buyer