Timothy D. Elliott and Emily A. Shupe of Rathje Woodward LLC have been selected as 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers.

The law firm of Rathje Woodward LLC, is proud to announce that Attorneys Emily A. Shupe and Timothy D. Elliott have been selected as 2016 Super Lawyers in the state of Illinois. Elliott has been recognized for his professional achievement in the practice area of general litigation. This is his fourth straight Super Lawyers recognition since 2013, and he was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2008-2011. Shupe has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star since 2014. Her recognition comes from her outstanding work in the area of general litigation.

On an annual basis, Super Lawyers, a division of Thomson Reuters, recognizes the top attorneys in each state. Only five percent of attorneys in Illinois are named Super Lawyers each year, and Rising Stars account for just 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state who are 40 years old or younger or have been practicing for less than 10 years. The Super Lawyers selection process includes extensive independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.

Timothy D. Elliott graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. from Miami University, and he went on to obtain a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He concentrates his legal practice in litigation, and appellate law. Elliott has served on the Glen Ellyn Village Board since 2013, and on the board of Metropolitan Family Services of DuPage since 2012. He is the past board president of the DuPage County Historical Museum Foundation.

In 2011, Elliott was recognized as one of Illinois’ “Top 40 Under 40” Lawyers. From 2003-2004, Elliott was an Adjunct Faculty Member of Loyola University School of Law, where he lectured on appellate advocacy.

Emily A. Shupe concentrates her legal practice in the areas of commercial litigation, insurance disputes, trade secrets matters, and employment law. Shupe graduated Cum Laude with her J.D. from Loyola University School of Law, and she graduated with a B.S. degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign. Shupe has successfully handled cases and appeals in both state and federal courts across the United States for clients in commercial litigation, insurance disputes, employment disputes, and trade secrets matters.

About Rathje Woodward LLC:

The law firm of Rathje Woodward LLC was founded in 1938. As one of the oldest and most well respected law firms in the area, Rathje Woodward has played a significant role in the Chicagoland legal and business community. The firm is dedicated to providing top quality legal services to businesses and individuals throughout the Chicago area and nationwide. Most recently, the firm expanded to Wisconsin with the opening of an office in Madison.

Rathje Woodward handles legal matters in relation to commercial transactions, employment law, business and corporate law, general counsel, tax law, intellectual property, real estate, insurance recovery, municipal law, estate planning, and criminal defense.

For more information about Rathje Woodward or to discuss your legal needs with an attorney call 630-668-8500 or fill out the online contact form.