Press Releases | 06/22/2023

Chanille Carswell to be a Panelist at the Break Into Law Conference for Aspiring BIPOC Law Students

Team Contact: Chanille Carswell

  • Diversity

Southfield, Mich. – Chanille Carswell, Chief Diversity Officer and Co-Chair of Litigation, will be serving as a panelist at the 2nd Annual Break Into Law Conference to share her expertise and experience in IP Law.

“Creating diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal field starts with ensuring that educational opportunities are accessible to all aspiring legal professionals.” The Break Into Law Conference is a two-day virtual conference designed to help BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color), first-generation, and other marginalized aspiring legal professionals access legal education and workplace opportunities, leading to shifts in the workplace and the community.

The conference is hosted by Barrier Breakers®, a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to increasing access to and success in higher education for minoritized, low-income, and otherwise disadvantaged students. This organization provides financial assistance, educational resources, and consulting for higher education applicants.

Chanille Carswell serves as the firm’s Chief Diversity Officer. She is active in the legal community and is dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) both within Brooks Kushman and the greater legal community. As a part of these efforts, she has facilitated the firm’s partnership with organizations that share the firm’s commitment to diversity in the legal profession. Carswell is passionate about giving back to her community and prioritizes civic engagement activities to improve her local community.

Carswell also is Co-Chair of Litigation at the firm and has over 20 years of litigation experience across the country. She focuses her practice on trademark, trade dress, and copyright litigation, representing prominent brands in the enforcement of their IP assets in District Courts, as well as opposition and cancellation proceedings before the TTAB. Carswell’s experience also includes trademark counseling, protection, enforcement, and the management of the domestic and foreign trademark portfolios of Fortune 500 companies.

Click here to learn more about this conference.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.

Founded in 1983, Brooks Kushman P.C. has built a national reputation as a premier intellectual property and technology law firm. We accomplish this with the understanding that the most effective IP solutions come from putting great minds together – our clients and our own. With offices in Michigan, California, Washington D.C., and Nevada, we forge strong relationships with corporations, small to medium-sized businesses, and leading universities across the country.

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 Corporations across a variety of industries among its clients. Our attorneys have a deep understanding and broad range of experience in a variety of industries and technologies, including consumer electronics, manufacturing, medical device, computer technology, aerospace, chemicals, biotechnology, and retail. We are also recognized by leading legal publications and rankings, including, Best Lawyers, Law 360, Intellectual Asset Management, Managing Intellectual Property, and World Trademark Review. For more information, please visit

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