Previously, McIntire was an associate in the IP practice at Kinney & Lange, P.A. in Minneapolis. Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked for more than 20 years as lead engineer and engineering manager at Emerson Process Management and Unisys. In his various roles, McIntire oversaw a range of engineering projects and managed solid-state engineering process development and new product development. He is the co-inventor of several patents related process control instrumentation.
McIntire earned his law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School. He also holds an MBA from the University of St. Thomas and a bachelor of chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota.