Alexis White

Alexis’s diverse scientific research background and legal experience allows her to serve and further the intellectual property interests of her clients.

While a summer associate with Brinks Gilson & Lione, Alexis worked on patent prosecution and litigation matters in various technology areas. Prior to joining Brinks, she worked as an undergraduate research assistant, studying the effects of ACE inhibitors on herpes-infected serotonin cell viability and other neurological disorders. During her summers, she researched macular degeneration at Baylor College of Medicine and performed biochemical investigations of maternal effects in microscopic aquatic animals at Marine Biological Laboratory.

Alexis is a recipient of the Sidney B. Williams Intellectual Property Law Scholarship and the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association’s Dean’s Award. She served as the editor-in-chief of the North Carolina Central University Science and Intellectual Property Law Review and as the president of the Intellectual Property Society.

Practice Groups
  • J.D., magna cum laude,
    North Carolina Central University School of Law, 2018
  • B.S., Biology, summa cum laude,
    Tuskegee University, 2014
Bar Admissions
  • North Carolina
Experience | Legal

Brinks Gilson & Lione
Associate, 2018 - Present
Summer Associate, Summer 2017

North Carolina Central University School of Law Patent Clinic
USPTO Certified Law Student, 2017-2018

Experience | Clerkships & Internships

Dana G. Jones Health Care and Associates, Raleigh-Durham, NC
Law Clerk, January-August 2016

Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL
Student Teacher's Assistant, January-December 2014
Research Assistant, August 2012-December 2013

Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA
REU Assistant, June-August 2014

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
REU Assistant, May-July 2013