"The Brand Lawyer"

Derek focuses his practice on matters related to trademark, copyright and transactional business law. 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. When he is not working with clients, he's likely spending time with his wife and three children, working out, or playing Playstation® 4 against his wife's wishes.

Bar Admissions

  • 2014 Wisconsin State Bar


Marquette University Law School, 1215 W Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI 53233
Juris Doctorate - 2013
Messiah College, One College Ave, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Bachelors of Science - 2010

Career Highlights

  • Special Recognition For Outstanding Volunteer Service - Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation - 2017


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