Eleanor (Ellie) B. Atkins focuses her practice on trademark, copyright, sweepstakes and promotions, and false advertising matters.
Ellie is experienced in client counsel, strategy and legal research, including portfolio management and the selection, clearance, prosecution, registration and enforcement of trademarks. Additionally, she has assisted with district court litigation as well as actions before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, including drafting complaints, discovery requests and briefs in support of various motions.
Ellie previously served as judicial intern for the Honorable Gerald Bruce Lee of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Prior to that, she worked as deputy press secretary for United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu.
During law school, Ellie served as the senior federal circuit editor for the American University Law Review and received the Egon Guttman Award and the Mark K. Wilson Memorial Endowed Scholarship for her service to the law review.
- Legal 500 USA, Recommended Lawyer, 2022
- Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2022-2023 – Washington, DC
- Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2021-2023, Intellectual Property Law
- Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts
American University – Washington College of Law, JD, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2014
Vanderbilt University, BA, cum laude, 2009
District of Columbia