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OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA—March 24, 2017—Dunlap Codding is pleased to announce that Elizabeth E. Isaac has been honored by The Journal Record as a 2017 Achiever Under 40 recipient. This year, the 39 honorees were selected from a group of 139 nominees from Oklahoma. The  2017 honorees will be honored at a luncheon on May 18 in Oklahoma City. Nick Rouse, Managing Director and Shareholder at Dunlap Codding, said, "We agree with the sentiments of The Journal Record. It's important to recognize the already significant contributions of this select group of future leaders while looking forward to their future successes. We are proud of Elizabeth and congratulate her for being in such good company."

Elizabeth's practice focuses on patent, design, trademark, and copyright law. After graduation from law school, Elizabeth returned to school to obtain additional education in the field of biological sciences, enabling her to sit for (and pass) the United States Patent and Trademark Office bar exam. She did so while working full time and serving as the inaugural Board Chair of IgniteOKC. In addition to serving as Event Chair, Elizabeth has spent countless hours rebuilding what was initially a small group of volunteers hosting a one-night event into a fully formed non-profit organization.  Under her leadership, IgniteOKC formally organized around a board and committee chair structure to ensure that the organization's now numerous public community events became self-sustaining. Ignite OKC connects people of diverse backgrounds in support of collaboration, creativity, innovation, and leadership in Oklahoma City.

In addition to her service to IgniteOKC, Elizabeth spearheaded Dunlap Codding's participation in PARK(ing) Day by managing a team of volunteers who designed and implemented a hands-on, mini science fair on Sheridan Avenue—interacting with and engaging children across the socioeconomic spectrum.  Elizabeth works with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office to provide resources and growth opportunities for local artists. In addition, Elizabeth is a recent graduate of LOYAL Class X11 of Leadership Oklahoma City (during which she served the needs of Heartline Oklahoma, an organization operating a Suicide Prevention Lifeline); the first grade Sunday School teacher at St. Thomas Orthodox Church; the Vice Chair of Membership for Catalyst, a young professionals Board committed to supporting the local cultural community through Allied Arts; an active member of the women’s group, Lean In; and a regular volunteer at the Exchange (formerly Premier) on Film Row.

Dunlap Codding P.C., with offices in Austin, Chicago, Oklahoma City, and Washington, D.C., serves sophisticated international, national, and regional clients. Established in 1957 as Oklahoma’s original intellectual property firm, Dunlap Codding remains the state’s largest and most versatile IP boutique law firm.