Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is proud to announce that Partner Jonathan Hughley has been selected as a member of the Chicago Committee’s inaugural Pathway to Partnership Fellowship Program for minorities in large law firms. As stated by the Chicago Committee, Jonathan was selected “because of his extraordinary talent, top-notch skills, demonstrated leadership, and commitment to diversity in the legal profession.”
The Chicago Committee’s Pathway to Partnership is a business development program designed to develop client relationships for diverse attorneys and to increase the number of diverse partners at large law firms in Chicago.
“We could not be prouder to see Jonathan’s incredible talent and continued leadership once again recognized,” said Jeffrey S. Sharp, managing partner at Marshall Gerstein. “His dedication to his clients and business development is unmatched. We are honored to have him as a member of our firm and look forward to his continued success.”
Inventors rely on Jonathan’s counsel to protect their work in the technological space, specifically mechanical, electro-mechanical and software technologies. He also regularly assists in-house counsel with patent protection strategies. He is well versed in domestic and foreign utility and design applications, and he prepares patentability and infringement opinions for global companies.
Jonathan serves on Marshall Gerstein’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Recruiting Committee and is a former member of the firm’s peer-elected Associates Committee. A former Associate Board Member of the Chicago Committee, Jonathan previously served as the Chair of the Nominations Committee of the Partner Roundtable Committee.
He earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law, and his B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Jonathan is admitted to practice in Illinois and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
The Chicago Committee seeks racial and ethnic diversity in the legal profession by collaborating with its law firm and corporate membership to: drive sustainable institutional change at law firms and corporate legal departments; provide professional development; and cultivate the community of minority lawyers through programming and leadership opportunities.