Type: News
Date: 03/08/2017

Four Associates Join Taft Chicago

Taft Stettinius & Hollister is pleased to announce that Jordan Bass, Brian Eaton, Megan Okun and Anne Yonover have joined the firm’s Chicago office as associates in the real estate, technology, private client and litigation practice groups, respectively.

Jordan L. Bass concentrates his practice in transactional real estate law. He represents institutional property owners, investors and developers in the Chicago area and throughout the U.S. in all aspects of acquisition, financing, development and leasing. Bass received his B.A. from Yeshiva University, summa cum laude, and his J.D. from Northwestern University.

Brian C. Eaton focuses on technology law, specifically privacy and data security. He has experience in all aspects of the burgeoning privacy law field, including advising on international data transfer regulations. Eaton was instrumental in the development of Taft’s Data Breach Recovery Plan and is a regular contributor to the Taft Privacy & Data Security Insights blog. He earned his J.D. and an LL.M. in Information Technology & Privacy Law from The John Marshall Law School and his B.A. in political science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Megan M. Okun advises high-net-worth individuals and families in the areas of estate and tax planning, trust administration, probate and estate administration, and business succession planning. Okun’s experience also includes working with not-for-profit corporations and foundations. Okun received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and the executive articles editor for the Indiana Law Journal. She has an M.A. from The Ohio State University and a B.A., magna cum laude, from Clemson University.

Anne Yonover is a member of the Litigation group. Prior to joining Taft, Yonover served as a law clerk and extern for the Honorable Charles P. Kocoras at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. While in law school, she was a law clerk for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and an intern for Illinois State Representative Ann Williams. Yonover received her J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law and her B.A. in political science, summa cum laude, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

About Taft
At Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, delivering outstanding legal performance to help clients succeed is what drives and motivates our attorneys every day. Taft has offices in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Chicago, Ill.; Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Ind.; Covington, Ky.; and Phoenix, Ariz. More than 400 attorneys practice across a wide range of industries, in virtually every area of law, including Business and Finance; Litigation; Labor and Employment; Intellectual Property; Business Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights; Environmental; Health and Life Sciences; Private Client Services; Real Estate; and Tax. With a proven track record of experience since 1885, the firm offers breadth and depth of legal expertise coupled with a trusted business perspective to help our clients, big and small, regionally, nationally and internationally, reach their goals.

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