Hartzell Named as Chair of Medical Devices Industry Group

April 7, 2015

Marshall, Gerstein & Bourn is pleased to announce that Julianne M. Hartzell has accepted a new role as Chair of the Firm's Medical Devices Industry Group.

Jeffrey Sharp, managing partner of the Firm noted, "We truly appreciate Julianne's initiative and feel strongly that her mechanical and biomedical engineering background, litigation focus, and leadership skills will help the Firm grow our medical devices work across all practices."

Ms. Hartzell has been with the firm for 13 years and has significant experience in intellectual property litigation, including cases involving patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secrets. Some of her most recent accolades include being named among the Law Bulletin's "40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty To Watch" and being selected as an Illinois "Rising Star" for the fourth year in a row.

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun recognizes that even the simplest medical innovation may arise from a multi-disciplinary collaboration, and we encourage our professionals to create customized legal solutions for each client and project. Our professionals, with backgrounds in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemistry and biotechnology, routinely come together to address the complex technical and legal issues involved in establishing the broadest possible rights for our medical device clients.