Paralegal Nancy Marshall Joins McAfee & Taft

August 21, 2008

Nancy Marshall has joined the law firm of McAfee & Taft as a paralegal and currently assists attorneys in the area of intellectual property.  Her responsibilities include preparing and filing patent, trademark and copyright applications and conducting trademark availability searches.  She also manages domestic and foreign patent and trademark prosecution and coordinates with a network of foreign associates regarding patent and trademark protection.

Prior to joining McAfee & Taft, Marshall worked for the intellectual property groups at two of Oklahoma City’s largest law firms, gaining significant experience in the development, management and prosecution of patents, trademarks and copyrights as well as the use of IP docketing software.  Her legal experience also includes work in criminal law, litigation, products liability, education law and employment law.  In addition to her work in the legal field, Marshall served as executive assistant to the Oklahoma division president of a major U.S. food supply company and legal account officer for a financial services company.

In 1993, while clerking for the Oklahoma Indigent Defense System, Marshall obtained her legal assistant certificate from the University of Oklahoma.  She is also CLEET certified and has completed the computer technology training program at Moore-Norman Vo-tech.  Marshall is a member of the Central Oklahoma Association of Legal Assistants.

McAfee & Taft is Oklahoma’s largest law firm, serving clients throughout the Southwest and nationally in the areas of aviation, business law, corporate and securities, employee benefits, entertainment law, environmental law, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, oil and gas, real estate and tax and family wealth.  The firm employs over 270 Oklahomans, including more than 140 attorneys, with offices in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa.