Catherine Goldhaber Honored in Chicago Lawyer’s 2013 Edition of Women in Law


December 9, 2013

Chicago, IL - Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney is pleased to announce that shareholder Catherine Goldhaber has been selected as one of seventeen women attorneys featured in Chicago Lawyer magazine’s 2013 edition of Women in Law. Honorees are chosen in recognition of achievements in their practice, dedication to the profession, and commitment to community. This year, Ms. Goldhaber and her fellow honorees were selected from more than 200 nominees.

Ms. Goldhaber, based in Segal McCambridge’s Chicago office, is a seasoned litigator who defends injury claims involving products, toxic substance exposure, and transportation-related incidents. As the firm’s leading attorney in Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) issues, she counsels numerous clients in MSP issues at all stages of litigation, and she frequently speaks on the subject at legal forums. Ms. Goldhaber was recently appointed the 2014 Vice Chair of the Defense Research Institute’s MSP taskforce. She is also an active member of DRI committees for Women in the Law, Toxic Torts and Environmental Law, and Trucking Law.

For the past two years, Ms. Goldhaber has chaired Segal McCambridge's Pro Bono and Public Service Committee, leading the firm’s pro bono activities and helping attorneys throughout Segal McCambridge’s seven offices identify opportunities to be advocates to those without access to legal resources. Under her leadership, the firm has surpassed its annual goals for pro bono services and launched new initiatives such as a veteran’s assistance program and a firm-wide service days program. 

Ms. Goldhaber’s personal philanthropic activities included volunteering with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services to provide representation to minors in guardianship proceedings in the Circuit Court of Cook County.  She serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Bar Foundation and is involved with the American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, and Michigan State Bar Association.

View Ms. Goldhaber's profile in the 2013 edition of Women in Law.