February 16, 2021
By: Rita W. Garry
CHICAGO, IL, FEBRUARY 16, 2021 – Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd. (RSP), a full-service law firm in the Chicagoland area, is pleased to announce attorney Rita W. Garry has joined the firm’s Chicago Office as a member of the Business Transactions Group.
“Rita has an excellent, established reputation, and extensive experience in all aspects of business transactions and data privacy and security. Her skill and knowledge will be an invaluable addition to our business transactions team, which focuses on helping small and middle to large client market of all sizes meet their challenges and achieve their goals.” said Andrew M. Sachs, RSP’s Chief Executive Officer.
Rita is a veteran corporate, transactional and date privacy attorney with experience representing diverse business enterprises across multiple industries, including professional services, banking and finance, healthcare, manufacturing, technology, aviation supply, craft breweries, not-for-profit trade associations, and multinational gift card distributors. Rita’s extensive work with her client base involves many enterprise matters including choice of entity and governance, employment, finance, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracting, software licensing, and data privacy and cybersecurity compliance.
Most recently, Garry served as Senior Counsel at Freeborn & Peters LLP, and was a member of its Corporate Practice Group, Consumer Products Industry Team, and Emerging Industries Team. Prior to Freeborn, she was a corporate and transactional partner at Golan Christie Taglia in Chicago and was a partner at Smith Amundsen LLC. Before joining these firms, Garry founded and ran her own law firm for fifteen years working with a variety of businesses across a broad spectrum of industries.
Rita earned her law degree from Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA and her Bachelor of Arts from Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL.