Ulmer Continues to Grow Its Cleveland and Chicago Offices With the Addition of Three Associates

Ulmer & Berne LLP is pleased to announce the addition of three associates to the firm. Kathryn (Katie) Bartolomucci and Brooke Tyus join Ulmer’s Cleveland office, while Hillary Maynard joins the firm’s Chicago office.

“We’re thrilled to bring Katie, Brooke, and Hillary on as associates,” said Scott P. Kadish, Managing Partner. “Each served as a summer associate with us so we have firsthand knowledge of how talented and driven they are. We are excited to add them to Ulmer’s dynamic team of attorneys.”

Bartolomucci joins Ulmer’s Business Litigation Practice Group, and has experience with all aspects of the litigation process. In her practice, she assesses cases and prepares preliminary evaluations of client exposure and potential liability, drafts pleadings, assists with review and summary of discovery documents, and conducts legal research and drafts memoranda on various legal issues. She received her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from The Ohio State University, and is a cum laude graduate of The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, where she served as Managing Editor of the Ohio State Law Journal.

Tyus joins the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group and focuses on real estate and business law. She also assists with nonprofit matters. She drafts a wide range of real estate documents, assists with all aspects of the due diligence process, conducts legal research and prepares memoranda, and drafts a variety of corporate documents. Tyus is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and was selected for the 13th edition of Who’s Who in Black Cleveland. She received her undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University, and is a cum laude graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Law and participated in the Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic.

Maynard joins Ulmer’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group, and counsels clients on intellectual property matters, including trademark, unfair competition, and copyright issues. She handles trademark and copyright clearance and registration, prosecution, portfolio maintenance, and enforcement for brand owners in multiple industries. Maynard also assists with securities and commodities litigation, intellectual property litigation, and other complex disputes. She is a member of Chicago Women in IP and the International Trademark Association. Maynard received her undergraduate degree from Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada, and is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law.