Julia is a director in the Chicago office and is a member of the firm’s Disputes and Investigations practice.
Julia has a unique blend of public policy, valuation, and litigation experience and specializes in the valuation of intellectual property. In a wide range of settings—including licensing negotiations, business strategy, financial reporting, the International Trade Commission, Federal Court, State Court and Arbitration—Julia has performed business and asset valuations, economic and financial analyses, and licensing-related consulting services. Her industry experience includes computer hardware and software, e-commerce, medical devices, telecommunications, and much more.
Julia has served as a consultant through trial and jury verdict in several high-profile cases involving patent infringement, copyright infringement, and theft of trade secrets. She has extensive experience analyzing international trade issues (including public interest, domestic industry and bonding), lost profits, reasonable royalties, and unjust enrichment damages. Julia has also valued privately-held interests and has served in a variety of commercial litigation matters involving breach of contract, unfair competition, and corporate fraud.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Julia was a consultant at Charles River Associates. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan and a master of accountancy degree from DePaul University.  Julia is a registered CPA in Illinois. 


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