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Jillian is a creative and strategic problem solver, highly sought for her insight on protecting brands from infringement and her ability to engage with clients in a manner that instills confidence and trust. As a go-to lawyer for matters involving complex and sophisticated brand protection matters, Jillian routinely advises clients on a broad range of IP issues, including trademarks, trade dress, copyright, false advertising, and unfair competition. Jillian regularly appears in state and federal court, as well as practices before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Jillian is passionate about advancing women and girls through mentorship, skills-based training, and pro bono legal representation, and has been named by Best Lawyers in America as “One to Watch” for the last two years.


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2013, 法学博士, 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, 学士, Political Communication, magna cum laude

  • 伊利诺伊州

  • All State Courts - Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of Illinois
  • 联邦地区法院-伊利诺伊州北区
  • 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



  • Ranked in The World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000, 2024
  • Awarded Theresa L. Davis Mentorship Award by Chicago associates, 2023
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© "Ones to Watch" list for Intellectual Property Law, 2022-2024