Appellate Advocacy, Dispute Resolution and Trial Advocacy
Tatia Gibbons LaForme
Title/s: Attorney, Schmidt Salzman & Moran, Ltd.
Phone: (312) 263-7100
Tatia recently joined the law firm of Schmidt Salzman & Moran. Previously, she served as an Assistant State’s Attorney and Supervisor in the Civil Division of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office where she led a team of 18 attorneys defending local government revenues in the circuit and appellate courts and before administrative tribunals. Tatia defended constitutional challenges to statutory provisions, provided background research for legislative initiatives, and advised county officials and Assistant State’s Attorneys on pertinent issues. She has argued in the Illinois Appellate and Illinois Supreme Courts, and prepared and edited briefs for those courts. She previously contributed to the work of the Ohio Legislative Service Commission, and currently supports efforts of non-profit organizations to promote access to education, healthcare and basic resources.
111 W. Washington, Suite 1300
Chicago, Illinois 60602
B.A. University of Illinois 1990
J.D. The Ohio State University- Moritz College of Law, with honors 1994