Taft attorneys Paige Leigh Ellerman and Lynn Schulte are among those honored with the Business Courier’s Forty Under 40 Award for 2011. The Forty Under 40 program was started in 1995 to identify and recognize the Tri-State's up-and-coming business, community and economic leaders.
Ms. Ellerman is an attorney in the firm’s Bankruptcy, Business Restructuring and Creditor Rights practice group, and she is Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification. Her practice is primarily focused on business restructurings, workouts and bankruptcies. She represents business debtors and creditors, including official and ad hoc creditors committees, in complex chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, buyers and sellers in distressed assets acquisitions, including Section 363 sales, and parties involved in all types of bankruptcy litigation.
Ms. Schulte is an attorney in the firm's Business & Finance practice group. Her practice includes advising clients with regard to mergers and acquisitions, financing arrangements, and general business issues. Prior to attending law school and joining Taft, Ms. Schulte spent nine years underwriting corporate lending transactions for JPMorgan Chase and U.S. Bank.