Lalita Hamilton, MSF ‘10
Primary Patent Analyst
US Patent and Trademark Office
Industry: Government administration
Lalita is currently employed by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office where her specialty includes technologies in the fields of securities trading, blockchain, mobile technology, e-commerce, social networking, computer software, and medical devices.
Prior to relocating back to D.C., Lalita served on the boards for the Houston Lawyer Referral Service (2015-17) and the Houston Lawyer’s Association (HLA) (2015-17). She was chair of HLA’s civil rights oversight committee and was a member of the Judicial Oversight Committee.
Lalita is a member of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) and the NYSBA Civil Rights Committee, the Washington Bar Association, and the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia. Lalita received her J.D. from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; a Master’s in Finance from The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School; an M.B.A from Strayer University; and a B.S. in biology with a minor in chemistry from Sam Houston State University. Additionally, Lalita studied abroad in Paris, France with the Cornell-Sorbonne Paris Summer Institute in the International and Comparative Law program.