Julie is a dedicated resource for summer associates and associates who want to sharpen their legal writing skills. She works one-on-one with lawyers and teaches workshops that address common writing challenges. In Chambers Associate, our associates called Julie "an invaluable asset to the firm."
Women in Law Empowerment Forum awarded Schiff Hardin its 2015 Gold Standard in Recognition of Integration of Women in the Firm for the 3rd straight year. Schiff Hardin was one of only eight firms in the nation to earn a perfect score.
The Eighth Circuit affirmed a $2.57 million damages award and permanent injunction in favor of Warner Bros., protecting its copyrights and trademarks in The Wizard of Oz, Gone With the Wind, and Tom & Jerry cartoons.
Schiff Hardin’s pharma and life sciences patent litigation team, led by partner Imron T. Aly, recently secured a preliminary injunction in federal court. Representing generic drug manufacturer Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC, our team convinced the judge to bar our client’s competitor from launching a generic version of levothyroxine, our client’s patented treatment formulation.
The 2017 U.S. News & World Reports U.S. News – Best Lawyers list also awarded 30 Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings in six offices.
For the 5th straight year, Working Mother recognized Schiff Hardin as a law firm that is leading the way in attracting, retaining, and promoting women lawyers.
Twenty-five attorneys and seven practice areas receive leading rankings for 2016
BTI Power Ranking (2016)
In a precedent-setting case, partner Paula Ketcham and associate Shawna Boothe persuaded an Illinois appellate court that college students who report sexual assaults to campus security cannot then be sued for defamation. Illinois is now only the second state in the nation to recognize an absolute privilege for these reports.
Associate Mir Ali took a unique path on his way to practicing at Schiff Hardin, first serving in the U.S. Army Special Forces and founding a nonprofit to connect returning veterans with their communities.