Taft Chicago partner Elizabeth Babbitt was selected as one of the “40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch” by Law Bulletin, publisher of Chicago Lawyer magazine and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Honorees demonstrate passion, success in their field, a commitment to serve their community, and a strong work ethic. View the feature here.
In the profile, Babbitt is lauded for her “impactful, creative, and forward-looking advice.” She is also mentioned as “smart, articulate, and appropriately aggressive on behalf of her clients.”
Babbitt represents municipalities, corporations, and public utilities in complex litigation. She advises clients in matters prior to the filing of a lawsuit and manages cases through trial and appeals. Babbitt also advises businesses regarding employment discrimination, unfair business practices, trade secrets, restrictive employment covenants, and civil rights violations. She is a member of Taft’s Associate Advancement and Recruitment Committee and leads Taft Chicago’s women’s affinity group. Babbitt was also named to Crain’s Chicago Business’ 2022 list of Notable Women in Law.
Babbitt joins previous Taft Chicago honorees who have been recognized by Law Bulletin, including Payal Keshvani (2022), Liz Butler (2021), Daniel Saeedi (2021), Jonathan Amarilio (2018), Roshan Shrestha, Ph.D. (2016), A. Thomas Skallas (2013), Michael Jurasek (2010), and Ian Fisher (2008).