Mr. Pearson’s extensive litigation experience and technical background allow him to provide a full range of intellectual property services. Mr. Pearson has tried a wide variety of cases before both juries and judges across the world. He has served as lead trial counsel in trials in federal district court, state court, military court, and the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Mr. Pearson is also an accomplished author. His novel—Forever Across The Marsh—consistently makes the Top 10 Amazon Best Sellers list in Cultural & Regional Humor.
Before joining Mei & Mark LLP, Mr. Pearson taught law at the Naval Justice School, where he trained attorneys on trial advocacy, criminal procedure, and the rules of evidence. Before teaching, he served as a lead counsel to military commanders overseas, advising on all matters with a majority of his practice dedicated to international law. A veteran of foreign wars, Mr. Pearson has served in both Iraq and Afghanistan.
Prior to serving in the U.S. Navy, Mr. Pearson worked as a law clerk and patent agent at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP in Washington, DC. His engineering experience includes work on gas turbines at General Electric as part of GE’s Early Identification Program. He also graduated magna cum laude with honors from Clemson University’s College of Engineering and Science, where he completed his undergraduate thesis: The Development and Investigation of a Capillary Pump Cooling System for NASA’s Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket Engine.