Caren A. Lederer

“The efficient resolution of commercial disputes is my primary goal, so that clients can remain focused on their business. Litigation is a powerful means to that end, but never the end itself.”

Caren A. Lederer
Partner

EXPERTISE

  • Specialization in the litigation of commercial matters in both state and federal courts
  • Representation of financial institutions, asset-based lenders, landlords, entrepreneurs and condominium associations in all aspects of negotiation, loan workout, collection, portfolio management and bankruptcy preference defense.

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals (7th Circuit)

EDUCATION

J.D. from the John Marshall Law School, 1998
B.A. from University of Texas at Austin, 1988

BAR ADMISSIONS

Illinois, 1998

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Five years after joining Golan Christie Taglia, Caren made partner in 2009. She started her career in 1995 with Garfield & Merel, and went on to work with Levenfeld Pearlstein in 2000.