Known to his clients as "The Brand Lawyer," Derek focuses his practice on all matters related to trademark procurement, maintenance and enforcement. Derek has successfully represented hundreds of clients large and small across the world to protect their brands and grow. Derek has a passion for branding, and having his own boutique practice allows him to focus on the key marketing components of his clients' businesses and to provide quality counsel at competitive rates. An avid lover of music, film, fashion, and art, Derek has long devoted his career to protecting the ideas of creators and helping them capitalize on their intellectual property.
2013 J.D. Marquette University Law School
2010 B.S. Business Administration & Management Messiah College
State Bar of Wisconsin
American Bar Association
Wisconsin Association of African American Lawyers
Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review