“It’s important to present a soufflé.”

I recently read a book by Camron Wright. In it, a grandfather explains to his granddaughter how both chocolate pudding and chocolate soufflé have the same ingredients. The only difference between the two is how they’re put together-the detail, the time, the presentation. He tells her that while some people make pudding, others take their time and craft a soufflé.

The same idea applies to the practice of law. As lawyers, we are all given the same tools and ingredients. What separates the good from the great—the pudding from the soufflé—is the attention to detail, the finesse, and the carefulness that goes into everything we do. It’s important to present a soufflé.

Read more about Kara…

Kara is an intellectual property attorney at Fuksa Khorshid, LLC.
Prior to joining Fuksa Khorshid, Kara focused her practice in intellectual-property litigation at a boutique IP firm in Chicago. While there, she worked on multimillion-dollar trademark and copyright infringement cases, as well as general business dispute litigation. Prior to that, she worked as a legal operations clerk for General Electric’s General, Compliance, and IP Counsels at GE Global Research in New York.

Kara graduated cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. At Loyola, Kara was a teaching assistant in Civil Procedure, and a research assistant for the Illinois Practice Series: Civil Procedure Before Trial. Kara received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Intellectual Property, Global Access to Medicine: Patent Perspectives, Legal Writing, and Civil Procedure. She was also awarded a Chicago IP Colloquium Fellowship, and was a recipient of both the Laura Terlizzi IP Award and the Richard A. Michael Civil Procedure Award. Kara received her B.S. and B.A. from Purdue University.

Kara lives in River North and in her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, skiing, and riding her horse, CanDu.

Loyola University Chicago School of Law, cum laude, Juris Doctor B.A., B.S., Purdue University

State – Illinois

Federal – U.S. District court for the Northern District of Illinois