McDermott Partner Jennifer Mikulina Honored with National Association of Women Lawyers’ 2020 Virginia S. Mueller Outstanding Member Award


Leading international law firm, McDermott Will & Emery is proud to announce that Intellectual Property partner, Jennifer Mikulina, is one of three recipients of the National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) 2020 Virginia S. Mueller Outstanding Member Award. This honor recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of exceptional NAWL members.

 “Time and time again, Jen has proven herself as a fierce IP lawyer – her technical acumen, personal passion and dedication to clients are shown daily through her work and the positive results she secures,” said William Gaede, head of McDermott’s Global Intellectual Property Practice. “We’re so proud of the contributions Jen has made to NAWL over the years – bringing the same level of fearless and relentless advocacy to this fantastic organization.”

“I’m honored to be recognized by NAWL and to work with the organization to support the advancement of women attorneys and its advocacy initiatives,” added Jen.

Jen focuses her practice on trademark and copyright counseling, prosecution, licensing and enforcement. She counsels companies in a wide variety of industries, including consumer goods, food products, digital currency, health care services, insurance, hospitality/restaurant services and software/online services. She delivers a client-first approach to legal work and has been praised by clients and market-leading publications. Her recognitions include Managing Intellectual Property – IP Stars, Chambers, Legal 500 and The Best Lawyers in America.

Since 1899, NAWL has been a leading advocate and resources for women in the legal profession, hosting various leadership and networking events across the country to empower women.

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