Taft attorney Lloyd Shefsky is quoted in the article “Families aim for more control at Ford, Nordstrom,” which appeared in Family Business on Aug. 25. The article discusses the desire of founding families at publicly traded companies for more say in the running of the business.
Shefsky advises entrepreneurs on a broad range of legal, financial and business matters and is a Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship at Kellogg School of Management. In 1995, he was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Ernst & Young, Inc. and Merrill Lynch for his work supporting entrepreneurs in the Midwest. In addition, he has served, by gubernatorial appointment, on the board of the prestigious Illinois Institute of Entrepreneurship Education.