Clients enjoy working with Julie for her professional judgment and friendly demeanor. Julie applies her experience as a former law clerk and an experienced advocate to find practical and effective solutions to address each client’s unique needs.

Overview

Julie helps individuals, small businesses, and major corporations resolve wide-ranging commercial disputes. Her diverse experience in intellectual property, products liability, and general business litigation in state and federal courts nationwide gives her keen insights into all stages of litigation.

Based on her litigation experience, Julie has developed strong familiarity with intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, trade dress, trade secret, false advertising and copyright claims. She has also gained experience in products liability and antitrust issues. A former appellate law clerk, Julie brings a unique perspective to her cases that incorporates her insight into judicial decision-making and enhances her ability to communicate effectively and persuasively on behalf of her clients.

Experience

Julie is assisting in complex litigation between high technology competitors in the gaming industry involving trade secret, unfair competition and breach of contract claims.

She represented a medical device company in asserting claims against former employees for trade secret misappropriation and related issues that resulted in a favorable settlement to her client.

Julie helped to successfully represent a publicly traded corporation in trademark, trade dress and copyright claims against a restaurant industry competitor.

She assisted in the assertion of patent claims for a large recreational boat manufacturer resulting in a multi-million defense verdict.

She is helping to represent a Fortune 50 food processing and commodities trading corporation in claims against the manufacturer and distributor of an air compressor.

She helped defend a multinational pharmaceutical manufacturer against antitrust claims related to "reverse payment" settlement of intellectual property litigation.

News & Insights

Speaking Engagements

Publications

"2016 Emerging Issues in the Children's Products Industry," February 2016

"Unaccepted Settlement Offer Cannot Moot Consumer Lawsuits," January 2016

Recognitions

Recognitions

Selected to the 2018 Missouri Super Lawyers® Rising Star List

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis, Board of Directors

Rockhurst University, St. Louis Alumni Advisory Council

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, 2019 Pathfinder

Admissions

  • Missouri, 2013
  • Illinois, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2016
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, 2016

Education

St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2013

  • Louis University Law Journal, Supervising Editor
  • Order of the Woolsack

Rockhurst University, B.A., Political Science and Psychology, summa cum laude, 2010

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