Legal Experience


The Ohio State University College of Law

(J.D., summa cum laude, 1995)

Ohio State University Law Review:
Associate Editor 

Miami University (Ohio)

(B.A., 1992)


Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist by the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, 2003.

Named a “Super Lawyer” 2007, 2010 – 2021, and featured as such in Illinois Super Lawyers and Chicago Magazine.

“AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell. 

Selected as a 2013-2021 Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property by The American Lawyer and Martindale-Hubbell.

Selected as one of Chicago’s Top Rated Lawyers by ALM.

Prior Associations

Korein Tillery:

  • Partner, 2008-2011
  • Attorney, 2001-2004

Swedlow & Associates:

  • Partner, 2004-2008

Latham & Watkins:

  • Litigation Attorney, 1996-2001

Law Clerk to the Hon. Jerome Farris:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1995-1996

Professional Activities

Northwestern University Law School: Invited Lecturer on statutory torts, complex civil litigation, and class actions

Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois: Member


The State Bar of Illinois