Hon. Charles Everingham IV (Ret.)

Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

CHAD EVERINGHAM is a partner with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP, where he practices intellectual property law. He is a former United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Texas. During his tenure as a Magistrate Judge, Mr. Everingham presided over a wide range of intellectual property disputes covering a diverse array of technologies. Before his appointment, he served as a career law clerk to United States District Judge T. John Ward. Prior to that, he was an attorney in private practice with the firm of Brown McCarroll & Oaks Hartline in Longview, Texas. He is a 1993 honors graduate of Baylor University School of Law where he served as Lead Articles Editor for the Baylor Law Review. After graduation from law school, he served as a law clerk to United States District Judge Howell Cobb in Beaumont, Texas. He is married to Wendi Everingham and has two children, Emily and Chance.