Christine Eid, Jenni Ives, Lara Page Named Up & Coming Attorneys by Minnesota Lawyer
Each year Minnesota Lawyer recognizes a select group of attorneys who have distinguished themselves through their work, leadership and community service roles in the first 10 years of entering the legal profession. To make the selections, Minnesota Lawyer seeks input from judges, bar groups and attorneys. Nominees are selected based on their professional accomplishments, leadership and service. The paper hosted an awards reception Sept. 8, 2016 in Minneapolis to recognize the honorees.
In her real estate practice, Eid works with developers, investors and builders in land acquisition and development, leasing, and resolving land use issues. In her private business practice, she helps new and existing businesses with entity formation, contract drafting, asset purchase agreements, corporate dissolution, buy-sell agreements and other services.
She is a member of the firm's Associate Mentoring and Development Committee and volunteers her time to do pro bono work through the Volunteers Lawyers Network and Habitat for Humanity.
Eid earned her J.D., cum laude, from the William Mitchell College of Law.
Ives is a partner with the firm and advises employers to comply with the laws that govern the workplace, including hiring and firing, employee leaves, disability accommodations, noncompetition and confidentiality agreements, wage and hour compliance and workplace diversity. She has particular expertise in the area of parenting, disability, sick, and medical leaves. Ives is also an experienced litigator and regularly represents employers in court, before administrative agencies, and on appeal.
She is a member of the firm's pro bono and legal clinic screening and intake committees. She volunteers to assist pro bono clients with employment, social security, family law and immigration matters.
Ives earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota.
Page represents commercial and institutional lenders in financing transactions, with a focus on secured lending and structured financing. She has particular experience in the financing of affordable housing projects, renewable energy projects and construction loans, as well as other commercial term and revolving credit facilities, syndicated and participated facilities and letters of credit.
She is as a board member for the Eureka Recycling Company and performs pro bono work for the company. She also is a board member of the Cowles Center for Dance & Performing Arts, serving on the finance and governance committees.
Page earned her J.D., cum laude, from Hofstra University School of Law.