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Jillian is a creative and strategic thinker focusing her practice on intellectual property litigation. Jillian advises clients on a broad range of IP issues, including trademarks, trade dress, copyright, false advertising, unfair competition, patents, trade secrets, and complex contract issues. Jillian regularly appears in state and federal court, as well as practices before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2013, J.D., magna cum laude, Associate Editor, International Law Review; ABA Labor and Employment Law Mock Trial Team Captain; President's Medallion Award Recipient, CALI Awards in Legal Writing and Applied Civil Procedure
  • The George Washington University, 2008, B.A., Political Communication, magna cum laude

  • Illinois

  • All State Courts - Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit

  • International Trademark Association, Unreal Campaign Committee 
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Multiple Solutions Junior Board, Greater Illinois Chapter
  • Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana Project Law Track



  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© "Ones to Watch" list for Intellectual Property Law, 2022