Greenberg Traurig LLP
Mary-Olga Lovett concentrates her practice in intellectual property, commercial and complex litigation. She serves as national trial counsel for five companies on a variety of commercial and liability claims and has tried cases to verdict involving a wide variety of issues, including intellectual property/patent litigation, warranty disputes, trade-secret litigation, class actions, employment litigation, and product liability matters. She has tried cases in state and federal courts in more than twenty jurisdictions. She has also represented U.S. and international clients in appellate litigation before state and federal courts of appeal and the Texas Supreme Court. Mary-Olga's most recent five jury verdicts - all defense verdicts (all cases tried since 2011) - involved (1) defense of a Fortune 500 medical-device manufacturer in a lawsuit alleging fraudulent marketing practices (Harris County, Texas); (2) defense of a Fortune 500 navigation-device manufacturer accused of patent infringement (United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas - Marshall); (3) a bet-the-company class-action suit alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act for the nation's largest provider of emergency medicine and ambulance services (United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas-Corpus Christi); (4) defense of a national contract-management company on indemnity and corporate negligence claims brought by a Philadelphia hospital system (Pennsylvania state court – Philadelphia); (5) defense verdict of non-infringement for the country’s leading consumer products company in lawsuit alleging willful patent infringement (United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas – Marshall Division).
Mary-Olga is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation, Managing IP magazine's "IP Stars," and Texas Super Lawyers. She is a six-year member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the qualifications for which are a minimum of twenty first-chair jury trials to verdict and peer election. She has been asked to present demonstrations of voir dire and closing arguments at three American Bar Association national meetings, and frequently lectures on trial and appellate advocacy at accredited CLE programs.
Mary-Olga received her B.A. from Stephen F. Austin State University and her J.D. from the South Texas College of Law. She was the first person to hold the national titles in moot court for both the National Appellate Advocacy Competition (ABA) and the National Moot Court Competition (Association of the Bar of the City of New York/American College of Trial Lawyers).