Jacklyn M. Siegel of Davis+Gilbert LLP

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Jackie Siegel handles high-stakes intellectual property (IP) and commercial litigation involving clients’ most important brands and business assets. Her in-depth experience in both subject areas uniquely positions her to efficiently address IP-related disputes that arise out of mergers and acquisitions and contract obligations.

Retailers, investors, technology providers and marketing firms, from startups to some of the world’s largest technology and consumer products companies, value Jackie’s focus on protecting and enforcing their IP and contractual rights. Her IP work includes copyright and trademark infringement, violation of the right of publicity, and trade secret misappropriation. Jackie’s commercial litigation practice ranges from simple contract disputes to complex M&A-related litigations, representation and warranty insurance disputes, and indemnification claims. Jackie also has significant experience overseeing complex e-discovery programs.

When claims arise, Jackie guides clients through the dispute process with strategies aimed at achieving positive outcomes as quickly and painlessly as possible. If litigation is unavoidable, she works to narrow exposure while ensuring clients are prepared and comfortable throughout the process. She balances an aggressive, detail-oriented approach with practical advocacy rooted in her clients’ business objectives.

Before she joined Davis+Gilbert, Jackie practiced complex commercial and securities litigation as an associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

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