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Lesley A. Wallerstein

Law Office of Lesley A. Wallerstein, LLC
5 Revere Drive Suite 200, Northbrook IL 60062
Practice Area(s): Intellectual Property

Lesley Wallerstein is a registered patent attorney. She earned a science degree from MIT. She was also a patent examiner for several years, reviewing international patent applications in biomechanical engineering devices, pharmaceuticals, alternative energy technologies, cutting edge textiles and sporting goods. She has a keen eye for identifying inventiveness and an unparalleled command of the written word.

Lesley is equally skilled describing how marimba resonator caps amplify fundamental tones as she is arguing why a trademark is entitled to registration. She has successfully prosecuted patents and trademarks others thought impossible. To see her issued patents, click here.

The Chicago legal community recognizes Lesley as a leader and trusted advisor in intellectual property law. She has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer in 2019, 2020 and 2021. This is a distinction reserved for only the top 5% of lawyers in the state.


  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S., Biology
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D.
  • Boston University, M.A.T., Secondary Science Education

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Professional Affiliations:

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • ProVisors
  • Women’s Business Enterprise National Council certified
  • Selected as an Illinois SuperLawyer® 2019-2022

Volunteer and Community Service:

  • MIT Education Council