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Jennifer is an experienced litigator who focuses her practice on complex intellectual property disputes involving patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights and unfair competition. Jennifer litigates hard-fought cases against her clients’ competitors that involve core aspects of her clients’ business, as well as cases against non-practicing entities. Her recent matters have involved computer software, telecommunications networks, videogame software and systems, web-enabled products and services, and LED technology. Jennifer has also successfully litigated complex commercial matters - at the trial court level and on appeal - involving securities fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference and other complex business disputes.


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2000, J.D., summa cum laude
  • Indiana University, 1990, B.A.

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Michigan

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Named Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2010