Elizabeth A. Sietsema

Associate
e-mail: Elizabeth.Sietsema@mfgip.com
phone: 630-286-7652

Elizabeth is an attorney in the area of trademark, copyright, and business law. She has experience in international and domestic trademark prosecution, intellectual property litigation, commercial litigation, and transactional counseling.

Elizabeth has experience counseling clients of all sizes on a wide variety of intellectual property, litigation, and business issues. She has been involved in litigation that resulted in multi-million dollar judgments awarded to her clients, and has also coordinated the closing of large financial transactions. Elizabeth has also successfully handled appeals in state court.

During her undergraduate career, Elizabeth earned degrees in both finance and East Asian languages and cultures. She attended Chicago-Kent College of Law and graduated with honors. While pursuing her law degree, Elizabeth worked as a research assistant for the dean of Chicago-Kent College of Law and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Blanche M. Manning of the Northern District of Illinois.

Education

J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law

B.A., Finance
B.A., East Asian Languages and Cultures
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bar Admissions

State of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Professional Associations

Illinois State Bar Association