Ulmer & Berne LLP is proud to expand its Columbus office with the addition of Partner Rachael L. Rodman. Rodman is an accomplished litigator who concentrates her practice in the area of IP litigation, and has experience representing clients in a variety of cases involving patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret claims. She also has experience in complex business litigation, and has litigated cases involving contract, shareholder, and non-compete disputes.
“We are excited to welcome Rachael to Ulmer where her exceptional litigation skills will be an asset to our clients,” said Eric M. Robbins, Chair of Ulmer’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group. “She is a talented trial and appellate lawyer, and her blend of intellectual property and commercial litigation experience is a great addition to our team.”
Rodman has worked with clients in a wide range of industries, including medical, financial, and technology companies. Using her experience and dedication to learning her clients’ goals and objectives, Rachael guides clients to efficient resolutions that keep their businesses moving forward and also counsels clients on how to identify and protect their intellectual property.
In addition to her substantial trial experience in state and federal court, Rodman has handled numerous appeals before the Ohio Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She has also participated in arbitrations through the American Arbitration Association and the dispute resolution forums of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the American Health Lawyers Association.
She currently serves as the Vice Chair of the IP Litigation Seminar for the Defense Research Institute (DRI), and will serve as the Chair in 2019. She also acts as the Editor-in-Chief for DRI’s Defense Library Series, “Remedies in Intellectual Property Cases.”
She received her undergraduate degree cum laude from the University of Cincinnati, and is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Law where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and Publications Editor of the University of Cincinnati Law Review.
Ulmer’s intellectual property attorneys offer a comprehensive range of IP services to clients across the United States. The firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice Group understands clients’ businesses and the competitive landscapes they face, and works to increase clients’ market value and competitive sustainability.