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.
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.
Assisting in complex litigation between high technology competitors in the gaming industry involving trade secret, unfair competition and breach of contract claims.
Assisting a food packaging company in its assertion of a design patent against a competitor.
Helping to represent a Fortune 50 food processing and commodities trading corporation in claims against the manufacturer and distributor of an air compressor.
Helped to resolve a dispute between competitors in the ink resin industry involving allegations of trade secret misappropriation, breach of contract, unfair competition, and tortious interference with a business expectancy.
Represented a publicly traded corporation in trademark, trade dress and copyright claims against a restaurant industry competitor that resulted in a favorable settlement for the client.
Helped to defend a multinational pharmaceutical manufacturer against antitrust claims related to "reverse payment" settlement of intellectual property litigation.
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.
News & Insights
- Press Release11.20.2019
- Press Release09.21.2016
- Press Release12.09.2015
"2016 Emerging Issues in the Children's Products Industry," February 2016
"Unaccepted Settlement Offer Cannot Moot Consumer Lawsuits," January 2016
Selected to the Missouri Super Lawyers® Rising Star List, 2018-2019
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
Practices & Industries
- 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
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