Dr. Kimberly Vines is a patent attorney in the Intellectual Property Group focused on patent prosecution in the areas of chemistry and biotechnology. A graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law, she also has a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Alabama.

Prior to attending law school, Kimberly worked as an organic/medicinal chemist in the pharmaceutical industry for 10 years. A regular presenter at the annual national meeting of the American Chemical Society, she has also been published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry and the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry.