Constantine L Trela Jr
One South Dearborn
+1 312 853 email@example.com
Litigation: General Commercial (Band 4)
Practice Areas: Partner in Sidley's Chicago office and Co-Chair of the Appellate Practice Group. A former law clerk for Justice Stevens, he has handled matters in the Supreme Court, most US Courts of Appeals and various state courts. He focuses on intellectual property, complex commercial disputes, product liability, and insurance. Recent patent matters involve software, automobile components, and pharmaceuticals. Other recent matters involve the Tax Injunction Act, design defect claims, and bankruptcy jurisdiction.
Personal: Northwestern University School of Law, JD, 1979, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif; Northwestern University, BA, 1976, with highest distinction, Phi Beta Kappa. Admission: Illinois.