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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.
Joel M. Wallace works primarily in intellectual property litigation, with significant experience in patent and trademark litigation and non-litigation analyses across a range of industries including pharmaceuticals, medical devices and consumer goods and services. As part of his practice, he regularly prepares Hatch-Waxman Paragraph IV letters, advises clients on patent and regulatory issues, and advocates for clients in litigation, including fact discovery, expert discovery, trial, and appeal. Joel also has experience in post-grant review practice before the PTO, including preparation of petitions for inter partes review.
Prior to joining Schiff Hardin, Joel was an associate in the Chicago office of an international law firm.
Joel also participated in the following patent litigation matters prior to joining Schiff Hardin:
Joel represented plaintiffs in a putative class action suit regarding the issuance of immigration detainers against foreign-born U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents without investigation.
As demonstrated by the California Supreme Court's recent Cipro reverse payment decision, Actavis' ʺrule of reasonʺ is not just guiding federal courts anymore.