As a partner of Kerkonian Dajani LLP, Elizabeth Al-Dajani specializes in commercial litigation and works on a range of issues involving civil and criminal appeals and Middle East business transactions. Prior to the formation of Kerkonian Dajani, Ms. Al-Dajani had the honor of serving as a Judicial Law Clerk the same judge for 3 years at the trial court level and 3 years in the appellate court. In total, she has been involved in over 100 appeals as an attorney and a clerk.
Ms. Al-Dajani is published on a range of international legal issues including intellectual property rights in the Arab Middle East and House of Lords judicial panel decisions interpreting several multinational treaties, English common law and public international law. She obtained her B.A. in Politics and Government at North Park University cum laude and obtained her law degree from The John Marshall School of Law where she served on the Intellectual Property Law Review and advanced to the International Finals of the Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition.
Ms. Al-Dajani serves as an adjunct professor at The UIC John Marshall Law School and regularly serves as a presenter and guest speaker in courses on Illinois Civil Procedure, Judicial Externships and Professional Responsibility. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Appellate Lawyers’ Association, Chicago Bar Association and North Suburban Bar Association.
NORTH PARK UNIVERSITY - BA in Politics & Government, cum laude
THE JOHN MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL - JD and Review of Intellectual Property Law
State Bar of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States
Post Saddam Restructuring of Intellectual Property Rights in Iraq Through a Case Study of Current Intellectual Property Practices in Lebanon, Egypt, and Jordan, 6 J. MARSHALL REV. PROP. L. 250, 256 (2007).
IABA Review, Iran and the United States: United States Breach of the Treaty of Amity Justified? Volume 3, Issue 1, Fall 2008.
See a list of Ms. Al-Dajani's articles here.