Eighteen Taft Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Illinois Rising Stars 2021

Eighteen attorneys in Taft’s Chicago office were selected for inclusion in Illinois Rising Stars 2021, marking an almost 30% increase from last year. Rising Stars recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state — no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are selected.

Following are the Taft honorees:

Illinois Rising Stars 2021

Elizabeth E. Babbitt (Business Litigation)

Sukrat A. Baber (Employment & Labor)*

Karl D. Camillucci (Government Finance)*

Paul J. Coogan (Civil Litigation)*

Allison E. Czerniak (Business Litigation)

Lamis G. Eli (Intellectual Property)

Ioana M. Guset (Business Litigation)*

Richard Hu (Business Litigation)

Payal Keshvani (Mergers & Acquisitions)*

Nicollette L. Khuans (General Litigation)

John C. McDonnell (Real Estate)

Alexander C. Pappas (Real Estate)

Daniel R. Saeedi (Business Litigation)

Rachel L. Schaller (Employment & Labor)

Roshan P. Shrestha, Ph.D. (Intellectual Property Litigation)

Brianna M. Skelly (Business Litigation)

Abe K. Wehbi (Business & Corporate)*

Anne Yonover (Business Litigation)

*Newly recognized

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