Katie Attebery, Amy Gibson, Tim Nelson and Julie Neubauer Named Rising Stars by Illinois Super Lawyers

08.29.13

Aronberg Attorneys Katherine A. Attebery, Amy M. Rapoport Gibson, Timothy R. Nelson and Julie A. Neubauer and have been designated Rising Stars in Illinois by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Illinois are named to Rising Stars.

About Aronberg Goldgehn’s Rising Stars

Katherine A. Attebery concentrates her practice on banking law, with a focus on commercial loan documentation and modification, loan workout documentation, and creditors' rights and commercial foreclosure litigation. She regularly drafts and negotiates loan documents, modification agreements, forbearance agreements, deed in lieu of foreclosure agreements and loan purchase agreements. She also represents lenders and business clients in commercial foreclosure and contract litigation. Katie joined Aronberg Goldgehn in November 2010.

Amy M. Rapoport Gibson focuses her practice on shareholder disputes, employment litigation and real estate litigation. Shareholder disputes she handles include, without limitation, claims for violation of the Business Corporation Act, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract. In the area of employment litigation, Amy defends clients in claims for discrimination, breach of noncompetition agreements and trade secret misappropriation, among others. In her real estate litigation practice, she handles claims for trespass and nuisance as well as general business litigation. Amy joined Aronberg Goldgehn as an associate in 2007.

Timothy R. Nelson represents businesses, lenders and real estate clients in a broad range of matters and transactions. Tim often serves as outside general counsel for middle market and privately held businesses in a variety of industries, providing counsel on a broad range of legal, business and strategic matters. He frequently represents clients in connection with mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; business formation and governance matters; corporate structure and business planning matters; private debt and equity offerings; shareholder disputes; commercial finance transactions; as well as real estate, leasing and licensing transactions. Tim regularly negotiates and drafts business governance and purchase and sale documentation, and a variety of other documents, agreements, policies and contracts. He also assists clients with a range of technology and intellectual property matters. Tim joined Aronberg Goldgehn as an associate in November 2010.

Julie A. Neubauer
dedicates her practice to issues of matrimonial and family law, including divorce, child custody, domestic violence/orders of protection, child support, post-judgment litigation, adoption, parentage and all other related matters. She is engaged in all aspects of the practice, including preparing prenuptial agreements, drafting pleadings, handling pre-trial motions, engaging in settlement negotiations, conducting discovery analysis, and handling trials and appeals. Julie joined the Aronberg Goldgehn Family Law group in July 2009, bringing a decade of experience, both from her prior career as an advocate and counselor for survivors of domestic violence and as a practicing attorney. She regularly speaks and writes on a variety of topics relating to divorce, family law and domestic violence.

About Aronberg Goldgehn
Aronberg Goldgehn is a premier full-service business law and litigation firm with offices in the AMA Plaza in Chicago's River North neighborhood. The firm represents clients ranging from entrepreneurial individuals and middle market businesses to Fortune 500 companies. Continuing its 120-year presence in the Chicago legal landscape, Aronberg Goldgehn assists and counsels clients in a broad range of complex business transactions and commercial litigation matters, and offers a full suite of personal legal services. The firm maintains a focus on the representation of bank clients, and features a national insurance coverage practice, as well. Aronberg Goldgehn's personal services include tax, estate planning, and family law. The firm's global reach is enhanced by its role as a founding member of Legal Netlink Alliance, www.legalnetlink.net, a network of 120 mid-sized law firms in 50 U.S. cities and 40 countries.

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The mission of Super Lawyers is to bring visibility to those attorneys who exhibit excellence in practice.
Super Lawyers Magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. In the United States, Super Lawyers Magazine is published in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., reaching more than 13 million readers. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country. For more information, go to superlawyers.com.



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