03.09.2010 Kathleen J.L. Holmes Named Among the ‘Influential Women of Virginia’ RICHMOND, Va. – Williams Mullen announces that Kathleen J.L. Holmes was named among the ‘Influential Women of Virginia’ by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. This award recognizes outstanding women in Virginia who have made significant contributions to their communities, their professions, and society as a whole.

“Kathy is not only an extraordinary attorney, she is also an amazing person who gives a great deal back to her community,” said Thomas R. Frantz, CEO and President of the firm. “Kathy’s work as President of the Virginia Women Attorney’s Association, her association with Success in the City and Leadership Fairfax and her work with the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial demonstrate her continued contributions. This award recognizes those contributions.”

Kathleen Holmes focuses her practice on commercial and intellectual property litigation. Ms. Holmes represents business clients involved in a variety of issues, including computer hardware and software performance, software licensing, trade secret theft, copyright infringement, breach of contract, fraudulent conveyance of assets, breach of fiduciary duties, shareholder rights, partnership disputes, employment agreement disputes, domain name cyber-squatting, covenants not to compete, and trademark and patent infringement. Her practice includes litigating requests for temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions. She also works as local counsel with firms outside Virginia representing clients who are parties to actions before Virginia courts. Her clients include financial institutions, software companies and government contractors.

Ms. Holmes will receive her award at a luncheon on May 20, 2010 at the Omni Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. She will join forty-nine other women from across Virginia who have also received the award.