Alumna Named Partner in Dallas Lawfirm

August 3, 2021

Holly EngelmannHolly Engelmann '96 has joined Duane Morris LLP as partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group in its Dallas office. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Engelmann was a principal at McKool Smith.

“Holly brings a well-rounded patent litigation skillset to the IP litigation group,” said Woody Jameson, partner and chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. “We are confident that she will be a critical value add to our work with existing clients of the firm, and that the firm will be able to support her own clients in all aspects of IP litigation.”

Engelmann is a results-oriented and client-focused litigation and trial attorney with nearly 20 years of experience handling complex litigation involving claims of patent infringement, bankruptcy, contract disputes, and more.

“What impressed me most about Duane Morris is the firm’s charismatic, energetic, and strong leadership,” said Engelmann. “They have created and instilled amongst its members a culture of excellence, collegiality, diversity, stability, and fairness. I am excited to join the firm’s outstanding IP Practice Group and help grow the Dallas office, which already has a great group of attorneys.

After graduating from Whittier, Engelmann earned her law degree at Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law. During law school, she interned with Justice Craig T. Enoch of the Supreme Court of Texas and Justice David W. Chew of the Eighth Court of Appeals of Texas. Prior to law school, Engelmann taught high school mathematics and continues to work with students as an adjunct professor at the University of North Texas, College of Law, teaching practice foundations courses to first- and second-year law students. She is also a member of the Dallas Women Lawyers Association, Attorneys Serving the Community, and the Dallas Bar Association.