Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, 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 is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
The Rising Stars list includes lawyers who must be either 40 years old or younger or in a practice for 10 years or less. While up to 5 percent of the lawyers in a state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to Rising Stars.
2024 Illinois Super Lawyers
Jeralyn H. Baran is a Partner in the firm’s Business and Finance Group and leads the firm’s Employment practice. She helps clients resolve employment issues and implement best practices to better focus their business and achieve their personal goals.
Nathan E. Delman is an Associate in the firm’s Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights Group and focuses his practice on business reorganization, committee representation and the protection of secured and unsecured creditors’ rights in insolvency situations. He is also the firm’s resident resource on personal bankruptcy matters.
Jeffrey A. Zaluda is a Partner in the firm’s Private Client, Trusts and Estates Group and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. Jeff helps clients with estate planning and administration, fiduciary counsel and litigation, business planning, asset protection planning, philanthropic planning and deployment of capital for social impact.
2024 Illinois Super Lawyers – Rising Stars
Payal J. Patel is an Associate in the firm’s Business and Finance Group and focuses her practice on transactional and general counsel matters. She helps clients navigate mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, add-on acquisitions and reorganizations.