HMB Legal Counsel, a preeminent provider of legal services in business and finance, litigation, trusts and estates, real estate, state and local taxes and corporate reorganization, bankruptcy and creditor's rights, announced that accomplished trademark and copyright attorney, Tara Reedy Sliva joined the firm as a partner and will lead the firm’s growing intellectual property practice.
Tara’s practice comprises all aspects of trademark and copyright matters with a focus on strategic brand counseling, management, expansion and enforcement. Tara works with clients ranging from middle-market companies, brand and marketing agencies and cannabis start-ups to multinational corporations where she develops, protects, manages and enforces her clients’ intellectual property rights both in the US and abroad. A former counsel at Dentons having interacted with and directed local counsel in over 100 jurisdictions, Tara represents clients globally in a variety of industries.
"Our clients look to our attorneys as their go-to source for their business needs, including protecting their most important assets” said Jeffrey Hechtman, HMB Managing Partner. “Tara is a leader in her field and her addition greatly strengthens the corporate and intellectual property counseling services we offer.”
Tara is an active member of the International Trademark Association, Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago and Chicago Women in IP. She was shortlisted in the Rising Star-IP category for Euromoney's Women in Business Law Award (2016-2018). Her Pro Bono work includes The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and Creative Visions Foundation.
“HMB is known for its highly skilled and entrepreneurial attorneys. Their drive to deliver a better client experience represents everything I strive to achieve for my clients,” said Silva. “I could not be happier to join this team of incredible attorneys and bring my 15 years of experience to the firm’s clients.”
When you work with HMB, you leverage the experience of entrepreneurial lawyers at the top of their profession who work to deliver a better experience in every matter, every relationship and all that they do. Your experience in working with our people will be efficient, responsive, personal and aligned with the results you need to achieve.