Wheaton, IL

The law firm of Rathje Woodward LLC, is proud to announce that Super Lawyers has named attorneys Timothy D. Elliott and Emily A. Shupe to its lists of outstanding Illinois lawyers for 2018. Elliott was selected as a Super Lawyer, while Shupe was recognized as a Rising Star.

The rating service Super Lawyers releases an annual list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for each state, based on independent research and an evaluation by a peer panel. Attorneys are eligible for Rising Stars if they are age 40 or younger or have been practicing law for 10 years or less.

Tim Elliott was named as a Super Lawyer for the sixth consecutive year. He was previously recognized as a Rising Star from 2008 to 2011. He was recognized as one of Illinois’ Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 in 2011.

Elliott concentrates his practice on commercial litigation, and previously served for two years as outside general counsel for the College of DuPage. Elliott currently serves as an elected member of the DuPage County Board.

Shupe was named as a Rising Star for the fifth consecutive year. She concentrates her practice on commercial litigation, trade secret disputes, and employment law.

Elliott and Shupe were members of a legal team that recently prevailed in a trade secret action in which the plaintiff sought $90 million in damages for trade secret misappropriation. After a seven-day trial in December 2017, a federal court jury delivered a full defense verdict in favor of their client.
Rathje Woodward LLC, provides top-quality legal services to individuals, businesses, and municipalities in Illinois and across the U.S. The full-service law firm has offices in Wheaton, Illinois, and Madison, Wisconsin.

Rathje Woodward LLC:

Rathje Woodward LLC is a full-service law firm with clients across the United States. The firm practices multiple areas of law, including business formation and transactions, real estate, litigation, employment law, community associations and insurance law. To learn more about Rathje Woodward LLC, visit http://www.rathjelaw.com or call their Illinois location at 630-668-8500 or their Wisconsin office at 608-960-7430.

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