Barba Yong

Golan Christie Taglia

About Barbara

Barbara L. Yong is a partner with the law firm of Golan Christie Taglia LLP. She has been practicing for nearly 40, the last 30 of which have focused on commercial litigation, reorganization and bankruptcy. Barbara counsels individuals and businesses in financial difficulty and represents both debtors and creditors in chapters 7, 11, 12 and 13. She has handled both bench and jury trials in state and federal court and argued before the Illinois Appellate and Supreme Courts and the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal for the Fifth and Seventh Circuits. Her article, “Fraudulent Concealment: Silence Isn’t Always Golden” was published in the March 2012 Issue of the Journal of Corporate Renewal, Vol. 25, No. 2.

Barbara graduated from Loyola University School of Law in 1982 and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1979 where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. Barbara has been named a Super Lawyer every year since 2015 and received an AV peer rating (the highest rating available) from Martindale Hubbell. She is a member of the Illinois CPA Society, the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the DuPage County Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Turnaround Management Association and the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation.