ESTHER JU is an associate in the IP Litigation group in the firm's Chicago Office.
Esther graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2020. While there, Esther was a Harno Scholar, served as an associate editor for the Illinois Law Review, and was a semi-finalist for the 2020 Paul M. Lisnek Award for Excellence and Ethics in Trial Advocacy.
Esther also participated in the International Trademark Association Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court competition during her final year of law school. Prior to joining Sidley, Esther was a law clerk for the City of Champaign. Esther earned her B.S. in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Illinois.