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Mitch Verboncoeur is an associate in McKool Smith's Austin office. He focuses his practice on intellectual property and commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Mitch gained experience as a summer associate and term-time clerk. Mitch was also a law clerk with the South Texas office of the Texas Civil Rights Project, where he drafted dispositive motions in federal civil rights cases and researched avenues for future litigation. Mitch gained additional experience with the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland, where he drafted motions and briefs and assisted with preparation for motion hearings and trials in pending criminal and civil matters, which included violent crimes, fraud, and tort claims.

While attending law school, Mitch was a student supervisor with the Yale Landlord-Tenant Legal Services Clinic and provided a full range of legal services to low-income New Haven tenants. He was also a term-time law clerk with New Haven Legal Assistance, where he provided legal services to low-income New Haven residents with an emphasis on immigration matters and family law litigation.  

During college, Mitch worked with an astrophysics research team using computational methods to study planet formation and analyze the orbital stability of extrasolar planets.  He was also a Cornell Scholar and the 2014 Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Education

J.D., Yale Law School, 2017

B.A., summa cum laude, Physics and Philosophy, Rollins College, 2014

Court Admissions

  • State of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
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