Private Practice

Associate, Goldman Ismail Tomaselli Brennan & Baum LLP

Associate, Sidley Austin LLP

Judicial Clerkship

Honorable Joel M. Flaum, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Honorable Manish S. Shah, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


Yale Law School (J.D.)

Yale University (B.S., chemistry, summa cum laude)

Bar & Court Admissions

State of Illinois

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

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Lauren Abendshien

Associate / Chicago

Lauren recently completed federal clerkships in the Seventh Circuit and Northern District of Illinois. Prior to clerking, Lauren practiced in the Intellectual Property Litigation group of an Am Law 10 firm, where she focused on patent litigation. Lauren graduated summa cum laude from Yale University with a degree in Chemistry and earned her law degree from Yale Law School.  Lauren brings a wealth of technical background to her cases, drawing on her experience as a visiting scientist for the FBI’s Laboratory Division and as a consultant for an applied-science- and-technology company.

Of Note

Representative Litigation

Consumer Electronics Litigation

Represents a Fortune 10 consumer-electronics company in eight patent-infringement cases relating to telecommunications, user-interface, computer-security, and battery technologies.  Following the dismissal of several of these suits, the remaining actions are pending in the summary-judgment and discovery phases, with the first trial expected before the end of 2018.

Suncreen Litigation

Defended a major pharmaceutical and consumer-goods company against claims that its sunscreen products infringed a patent.

Insulin Pump Litigation

Defended a medical-device manufacturer in a patent-infringement suit concerning insulin-pump technology.