JULIANNE MARIE HARTZELL
Partner, Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
Working with inventors and corporations in the fields of consumer products, medical devices, pharmaceuticals and Internet technology, Julianne M. Hartzell successfully handles all forms of intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret litigation. She also has experience enforcing covenants not-to-compete and confidentiality agreements. She has served as primary litigation counsel in copyright jury trials, and participated on multiple trial teams resolving cases through summary disposition or favorable settlement. She is also a registered patent attorney.
A committed advocate, Ms. Hartzell works closely with her clients to understand their business needs and aggressively defends her clients’ interests, seeking the most efficient route to resolve litigation in a way that satisfies those needs. She believes her clients value her ability to understand a broad range of technologies, her thorough preparation at every stage in the case, and her creative litigation strategies.
In 2012, Ms. Hartzell received the Chicago Bar Association's Alliance for Women's prestigious Alta May Hulett Award and was selected for inclusion in the Illinois Rising Stars® list, featuring outstanding young attorneys in the state. She holds a Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating and was selected as a 2013 "Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property" by American Lawyer Media (ALM) and Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Hartzell earned her J.D. from The University of Michigan Law School in 2001. She obtained her B.S. in mechanical and biomedical engineering from Duke University in 1998.