Shelly DeRousse and Todd Ohlms Named Crain’s Chicago 2019 Gen X Leaders in Law

CHICAGO—Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Shelly A. DeRousse and Todd J. Ohlms, Partners in the firm’s Chicago office, have been named by Crain’s Chicago Business as 2019 Gen X Leaders in Law.

The Gen X Leaders in Law recognizes 120 Chicago area lawyers between the ages of 40 and 55 for their success and accomplishments during the previous 12 to 18 months.

Ms. DeRousse is Co-Leader of Freeborn’s Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Practice Group and Partner Chair of the firm’s Women’s Leadership Council. Ms. DeRousse has extensive experience in the areas of bankruptcy, reorganization, litigation, and asset sales. As lead counsel, she has represented official creditors’ committees throughout the country in chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

A member of Freeborn’s Litigation Practice Group, Mr. Ohlms serves as Co-Leader of both the firm’s Commercial Litigation Team and Private Equity and Venture Capital Industry Group. In addition, he is a member of Freeborn’s Emerging Industries Team and the firm’s Executive Committee. Mr. Ohlms also has extensive experience in creating and implementing electronic discovery strategies and protocol for clients.

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