Patricia A. Tauchert
Pat Tauchert is a 1979 graduate of Northwestern University School of Law. She has extensive experience in representing banking interests, retail and service businesses and manufacturers as well as churches and other not-for-profit organizations. She has served as in-house counsel to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Sears and Square D/Schneider Electric. Pat has successfully negotiated multi-million dollar deals in the US, Canada, Europe and the Middle East covering such diverse matters as sales of businesses; structure and organization of businesses; construction; purchase of capital equipment and inventory; sales of goods and services; commercial real estate sales and leasing; copyright and trademark licensing; dispute resolution; financing arrangements and loan workouts; and employment issues. She has worked on bankruptcy issues throughout her career, frequently dealing with both supplier and customer default issues valued at well over a million dollars. Pat Tauchert is also experienced in government contract compliance requirements, including, diversity, Buy America, ethics and pricing regulations and with IRS compliance issues for not-for-profit organizations. As part of the Business Corporate practice at our firm, Pat handles a diverse array of issues for our for-profit and not-for-profit business clients. Pat also handles estate planning matters for individual and couples seeking to ensure their property is managed in accordance with their wishes.
“I work with clients to accomplish their program goals efficiently within the context of their overall business objectives.” –Pat Tauchert
Pat Tauchert is a published author and has testified in front of State legislative committees on pending legislation and regulations on the sale of goods. She is a past chair of the Religious Organizations Subcommittee of the American Bar Association and contributing editor and author of the American Bar Association publication, Guide to Representing Religious Organizations, published in March 2009 and The Up Side of Christianity, published on Amazon in January 2015, as well as articles on the impact of proposed changes to Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code published by the American Bar Association and the Southern Methodist University Law Review.