Richard Marsolais

Richard is the Business Development Director at McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC. He is responsible for the marketing and business development efforts of the firm including working with practices and attorneys to develop, implement, and track results of customized business development plans. In addition, he develops, manages, and monitors the firm’s marketing and communication infrastructure to support business development opportunities.

Richard has over 16 years of legal marketing experience working for mid-size to larger AM Law firms. He also has broad experience driving brand awareness and customer engagement for trade associations, accounting firms, and other organizations.

Mr. Marsolais earned his Bachelors of Industrial Administration in Marketing from General Motors Institute and a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing from Wayne State University.

Professional Associations:

Legal Marketing Association (LMA)

  • President-Elect, LMA Midwest Region Board of Directors
  • Co-Chair, 2020 LMA Tech Midwest Regional Conference
  • LMA 2019 Annual Conference Advisory Committee
  • Past Treasurer, LMA Midwest Region Board of Directors
  • Past President, LMA Midwest Chapter

Marketing and Sales Executives of Detroit (MSE Detroit)

  • Past President and Board Member

MVS Celebrates World Intellectual Property Day 2022

McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC is excited to support World Intellectual Property Day on April 26, 2022. This day celebrates the role intellectual property rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity and the many inspiring inventors and creators around the world who are working to provide for a better tomorrow. The theme for this year’s […]

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Bruce W. McKee Retirement Tribute

On February 28, 2022, Bruce W. McKee officially retired after a long and illustrious career at the law firm that bears his name, McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC. Bruce practiced law for nearly 60 years where he established himself as one of Iowa’s premier intellectual property attorneys. Bruce was born in 1934 and grew up […]

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Heidi S. Nebel Receives the Prestigious Iowa Biotech Leader Award

MVS is thrilled to announce that Heidi S. Nebel, Managing Partner and Chair of the MVS Chemical and Biotechnology Practice Group, received the Iowa Biotech Leader Award for 2022 for her accomplishments and significant achievements in biotechnology. Heidi received the award during the Iowa Biotech Showcase and Conference. This award is given by the Iowa […]

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Highly Respected Intellectual Property Attorney Kevin M. Kercher Joins McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC

MVS is excited to announce that Kevin M. Kercher, a highly experienced and successful patent attorney, has joined the firm. Kevin, who is a registered patent attorney,  will be bringing his significant engineering and intellectual property experience to serve clients in a number of industry and university sectors. Kevin’s vast experience includes preparation and prosecution […]

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Edmund J. Sease Retirement Tribute

On December 31, 2021, Edmund J. Sease officially retired after a long and illustrious career at the law firm that bears his name, McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC. Ed practiced law for 55 years where he established himself as one of the premier intellectual property attorneys in the country. He also taught and mentored students […]

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Heidi S. Nebel Appointed to the USPTO Patent Public Advisory Committee

MVS is very excited to announce that Heidi S. Nebel, Managing Partner and Chair of the MVS Chemical and Biotechnology Practice Group, has been appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, Gina M. Raimondo, to the prestigious United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC). Heidi was sworn in on December 15th […]

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Michael H. Anderson, Ph.D. Joins McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC

MVS is pleased to announce that Michael H. Anderson, Ph.D. has joined MVS as Senior Counsel. Michael will bring his significant legal experience in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, primarily in the biotechnology field. “We are excited to have Michael join MVS as part of our Chemical and Biotechnology practice group. Michael has […]

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Edmund J. Sease Conceives and Coordinates Important Drake Law Review Spring 2021 Intellectual Property Special Edition Issue

MVS is pleased to announce that Edmund J. Sease, intellectual property attorney and named partner, conceived and coordinated the Drake Law Review Spring 2021 Intellectual Property Special Edition Issue dedicated to controversial and timely patent law topics. This publication includes articles that are authored by several prominent people in this field of law including: Honorable […]

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MVS Supports World Intellectual Property Day 2021

McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC is proud to support World Intellectual Property Day on April 26, 2021. This day celebrates the role intellectual property rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity and the many inspiring inventors and creators around the world who are working to provide for a better tomorrow. The event was established by […]

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MVS Collaborating with BioConnect Iowa on the Iowa Go-To-Market (G2M) Accelerator Program

MVS is pleased to announce that we are working with BioConnect Iowa, an organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Iowa’s bioscience sector, on the Iowa Go-To-Market Accelerator Program. The Iowa Go-To-Market (IowaG2M) Accelerator Program, a partnership between BioConnect Iowa, the Iowa State University Startup Factory, and VentureNet Iowa, seeks to provide follow-on support for […]

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Charles P. Romano, Ph.D. Joins McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC

MVS is excited to announce that Charles P. Romano, Ph.D. has joined MVS as a Senior Patent Agent. Charley, who is a registered patent agent, will bring over 30 years of biotech industry experience and doctorate in biochemistry to serve clients in the biotech industry and university sectors. “Charley has worked for Monsanto and in […]

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Heidi S. Nebel Appointed to the National Plant Variety Protection Board

The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the appointment of Heidi S. Nebel, Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney, Managing Member, and Chair of the Biotechnology & Chemical Practice Group at McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC, to serve on the Plant Variety Protection (PVP) Board. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the PVP […]

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A New Look for MVS

McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC is excited to introduce a fresh new look for our firm that highlights a new logo, the use of a modern and vibrant color scheme, updated firm materials and a new website. “The new branding reflects the unparalleled intellectual property expertise, professionalism, and exceptional client service that has been the […]

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