Education & Honors

Columbia University School of Law, 2012, J.D.

James Kent Scholar, 2011-2012

Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2009-2010 & 2010-2011

Essay & Review Editor, Columbia Law Review

Staff Editor, Journal of Gender and Law

Columbia Law School Student Representative to the American Bar Association

Cornell University, 2009, B.A., cum laude

Government service

Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable Jack B. Weinstein, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2013-2014 

Awards & Recognition

Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017-2018

Bar admissions


New York 

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Professional activities and community service

Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law – Board Member & Community Outreach Co-Chair

Step Up, Mentor

Tulsi E. Gaonkar

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Professional Practice

Bartlit Beck LLP, 2014-Present, Partner (since 2018)

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, 2012-2013, Associate 

Cases tried or otherwise taken to judgment

Gillette Company v. ShaveLogic, al. (Business Litigation Session, Mass. Superior Court)
Trial counsel for ShaveLogic and individually-named defendants, who were accused of misappropriating trade secrets and confidential information from Gillette.  ShaveLogic filed counterclaims for tortious interference, asserting that Gillette brought its claims not to protect any proprietary interests, but to interfere with ShaveLogic’s business relationships.  Court granted ShaveLogic’s motion for summary judgment, dismissing all of Gillette’s claims with prejudice, and denied Gillette’s motion for summary judgment on ShaveLogic’s counterclaims.

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FortuNet Inc. v. Gaming Arts LLC (Clark County, NV)Second chair trial counsel for Gaming Arts in breach of contract and unfair competition lawsuit related to sales representative agreement and supply contract. Six day bench trial held in February 2018. Second phase of trial led to jury verdict against Gaming Arts. The Court reversed the jury’s verdict on Gaming Arts’ claim for breach of the implied duty of good faith and fair dealing manifest disregard of the Court’s instructions. Retrial on that claim is scheduled for 2020.

Spirit AeroSystems v. Gulfstream (AAA/ICDR Arbitration, New York, NY)
Represented Spirit AeroSystems against Gulfstream.  Both parties alleged hundreds of millions of dollars of breach of contract damages.  After a three-week arbitration hearing that included opening statements and testimony from dozens of witnesses, the case settled on favorable terms before the Panel issued a ruling.

Other representative cases

ViiV Healthcare Co. et al. v. Gilead Sciences (D. Del.)
Counsel for Gilead in patent litigation relating to Gilead’s Biktarvy® (bictegravir) product. Case pending.

ET Plus Litigation
National counsel for Defendants, Trinity Industries and Trinity Highway Products, in litigation alleging personal injuries from Trinity's ET Plus guardrail end terminal system.