Jennifer Hoekel Named IP Litigation Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America® 2015
Jennifer Hoekel, an Armstrong Teasdale partner, has been named Intellectual Property Litigation Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America® 2015 for the St. Louis metropolitan area.
Best Lawyers® chooses its Lawyers of the Year based on peer-review surveys. Only one lawyer per practice area is selected in a metropolitan area, making this a significant designation.
Listed in Best Lawyers® since 2014, Hoekel has also been listed in Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers® Top 50 Women and Business Editions. Hoekel was named a Missouri Lawyers Weekly “Up & Coming Lawyer” in 2010 and St. Louis Business Journal “40 Under 40” in 2008.
In her law practice, Hoekel represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of mechanical, electrical, chemical and business method matters. She has tried many cases to verdict from Missouri to Virginia and served as lead trial counsel in cases filed in 13 states. She is also experienced in Patent Office Inter Partes Review proceedings as well as trademark, copyright and unfair competition cases.
Hoekel earned her J.D. from Washington University School of Law and B.S. in Biology from Truman State University. She is registered before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and admitted to practice law in Missouri, Illinois, Nevada, before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Eighth Circuit and U.S. District Courts for the Nevada, Eastern District of Missouri, Southern District of Illinois, Western District of Michigan and Western District of Wisconsin.