Ms. Krizan is the founder and owner of LMK Associates. Her focus is on providing a wide range of legal services to businesses and individuals in the areas of trademark, copyright, trade secret and patent law, licensing, publishing, advertising, Internet and e-commerce law, and intellectual property commercialization, registration, and protection.
Her background includes transactional and corporate law practice including employment law, business formation, general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, the formation and perfection of security interests, and corporate due diligence.
Before opening LMK Associates, she practiced in the areas of intellectual property and business law with Hirschler Fleischer PC, Durrette Crump, PLC (formerly Durrette Bradshaw, PLC), and in the Legal Services Department of Dominion/Virginia Power and Dominion/North Carolina Power.
Ms. Krizan earned a B.A.in government from the College of William and Mary and a J.D. from the Catholic University of America. Ms. Krizan served as the first woman President of the Greater Richmond Intellectual Property Law Association in 2004-2005 and is a member of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the Virginia State Bar and the Richmond Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners.
Ms. Krizan was named one of Virginia's Legal Elite in intellectual property law in 2001 by Virginia Business Magazine. She was named one of America's top intellectual property attorneys by the European publication, Chambers & Partners' Leading Business Lawyers in 2004, 2005 and 2006. Ms. Krizan was selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America for trademark law in 2013.