GCT Welcomes New Associates

Katherine M. Oswald focuses her practice on helping clients with trust and estate planning, probate, tax controversy and planning, and business succession planning matters. Ms. Oswald is licensed to practice law in Illinois and before the Northern District of Illinois. Ms. Oswald currently serves as co-chair of the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section for the Women in the Law Committee.

Ms. Oswald obtained her undergraduate degree in business from the University of Missouri and her law degree from Loyola University Chicago. While in law school, Ms. Oswald volunteered at the Wills for Heroes program where she drafted estate plans for Chicago’s emergency responders and their families. Prior to joining Golan Christie Taglia, Ms. Oswald was an associate attorney at Kelly Olson Michod DeHaan & Richter, LLC in Chicago, IL.

Rebekah Mintzer joined Golan Christie Taglia in January 2018. Ms. Mintzer’s practice will focus on complex commercial and business litigation in federal and state court. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Mintzer served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Peter Flynn in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Chancery Division.

Ms. Mintzer obtained her law degree from the Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2014. During law school Ms. Mintzer served as a Notes and Comments Editor on the Chicago-Kent Law Review, was a merit scholarship recipient, and received the CALI award for excellence in school law. Ms. Mintzer was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2014. Ms. Mintzer earned her undergraduate degree from The Pennsylvania State University in 2011 in Energy, Business, and Finance with a minor in Economics.