James E. Shlesinger


Jim Shlesinger is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia and before the U.S. District for the Eastern District of Virginia (1983), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1987) and the United States Supreme Court (1988). Jim holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Virginia (1977) and Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Dayton (1981). Jim has been practicing intellectual property law for more than 30 years. His practice encompasses all aspects of trademark and copyright law and IP litigation.

Jim is AV Preeminent Peer Review rated by Martindale Hubbell, its highest level of peer recognition for legal ability and ethical standards.

Jim is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the IP section of the Virginia Bar. He is also a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA).

Jim is married with four children and with two grandchildren. Jim is active in local youth activities and sports events. Jim is the current President of the Northern Virginia Swimming League (NVSL), a youth swimming and diving league with approximately 17,000 children participating in the League’s programs.