Linda DeBruin (formerly Linda Resh) is a partner in the intellectual property department of Kirkland's Chicago office. Linda serves as lead counsel in numerous intellectual property litigation matters in courts across the country in a variety of different technical fields. Linda focuses her practice on patent litigation with a special interest in computer and communication related matters. In 2012, Linda was selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer.
Prior to joining Kirkland, Linda worked for eight years at AT&T - Bell Laboratories as a computer scientist and engineer, designing digital switching systems for international applications.
Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office1989, Illinois
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D. 1989
magna cum laude; Judge John C. Hayes Award; Chief Justice Edward D. White Award; Law Review.
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, M.S.,
Computer Science 1981 with honors.
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, B.S.,
Computer Science 1980 with honors; Tau Beta Pi - Engineering Honor Society.