Mary is a partner at Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann (LPHS) with extensive experience in a wide variety of litigation matters affecting the employer-employee relationship and disputes between competitors. Her work frequently involves assisting companies in identifying protectable intellectual property and pursuing litigation to safeguard proprietary and trade secret information from theft and disclosure. Mary frequently represents companies in litigation where a party has been accused of violating restrictive covenants, or of stealing confidential or trade secret information. For her complex commercial and employment litigation work, she was awarded the prestigious BTI Client Service All-Star Award in 2020. She was named a "Best Lawyer in America" in Employment Litigation by Best Lawyers in 2020 and 2021. LPHS is consistently ranked a coveted Band 1 commercial litigation firm by Chambers and Partners. Mary earned her law degree from the University of Houston Law Center, and her undergraduate degree from Baylor University.