A partner with the Chicago law firm Golan Christie Taglia LLP, Barbara L. Yong has been practicing for over 35 years, including three decades counseling closely held businesses and business owners on corporate matters, business disputes, asset protection planning and bankruptcy. Barbara has been selected as a Super Lawyer (top 5% of attorneys), is a member of the Leading Lawyers Network, and has received the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating of AV Preeminent. She is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Bar Assn., the Chicago Bar Assn., the DuPage County Bar Assn., the Illinois State Bar Assn. and the Women’s Bar Assn. of Illinois, as well as the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Illinois CPA Society. Barbara graduated from Loyola University School of Law and received her B.A. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa.