Intellectual Property and Litigation Attorneys Join Wyatt

September 12, 2017

Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP is pleased to welcome Michelle Browning Coughlin and Daniel P. Reed to its Louisville office.

The Firm’s new partner, Michelle Browning Coughlin, joins Wyatt’s Intellectual Property Protection & Litigation Service Team where she will concentrate her practice in the areas of trademark and copyright transactional work.  She also advises clients regarding privacy and data security issues, including HIPAA.  Ms. Browning Coughlin has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in Intellectual Property; Louisville Magazine “Top Lawyer” in Privacy Information, Trademark and Technology Law and Louisville Business First’s Forty Under 40.  She is the founder of “MothersEsquire,” an organization that provides resources and promotes policies and practices that recognize and accommodate attorneys' family needs, which now has nearly 2000 members nationwide.  Ms. Browning Coughlin will lead Wyatt’s Wyatt Women’s Network program.  She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in 2009.

Associate, Daniel P. Reed, joins Wyatt’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Service Team.  His focus will be in the areas of commercial disputes, healthcare litigation and employment matters.  Prior to joining Wyatt, Mr. Reed was a Clerk for the Honorable Edward B. Atkins, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.  He earned his J.D. in 2016, magna cum laude, from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law and his undergraduate political science degree in 2012 from the University of Louisville.  While in law school, Mr. Reed was Editor in Chief of the University of Louisville Law Review and excelled in areas related to litigation, winning the Kentucky Mock Trial Competition, receiving a CALI award for the highest grade in trial practice, and earning a certificate of distinction in litigation skills.