Brett McCone is a paralegal in Sterne Kessler’s Electronics Practice Group where he performs a wide range of tasks in support of patent prosecution services and patent office litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Brett was an intern with the Appleseed Legal Justice Center through the University of South Carolina Honors Program where he assisted attorneys with litigation and advocacy initiatives. Brett also worked for the Office of Congressman, John Carney of Delaware, where he assisted in community outreach initiatives and conducted policy research.

Brett received his B.A. summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, in political science and a minor in criminal justice from the University of South Carolina.


  • B.A., Political Science, minor in Criminal Justice, University of South Carolina, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa