Jillian L. Ratnavale is a paralegal in Sterne Kessler’s Mechanical & Design Practice Group where she primarily supports the prosecution of U.S. and foreign design patent applications.

Prior to joining Sterne Kessler, Jillian was a congressional intern where she specialized in researching and compiling data on the opioid epidemic and the impact of COVID-19 on the opioid epidemic, specifically in Maryland. She was also responsible for processing and assisting with constituent requests and unemployment benefits.

Jillian received her B.A. in Government and Politics with a concentration in International Relations and minor in Classics, Greek and Roman Mythology from the University of Maryland. While studying, she held multiple leadership positions in Phi Alpha Delta, a professional pre-law fraternity.

  • B.A., Government and Politics, University of Maryland

  • Spanish