January 22, 2013

CHICAGO, IL, January 22, 2013 – Gemma B. Allen, a partner at the family law firm of Ladden & Allen, Chartered in Chicago, has again been named to the Illinois SuperLawyers® list, as one of the top attorneys in Illinois for 2013.

SuperLawyers® is a nationwide rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Allen established Ladden & Allen, Chartered, with Ronald S. Ladden in 1999. Together with their current partner Todd Glassman, they offer professional, caring and accessible representation in the areas of marriage, divorce, mediation, financial settlements, and custody matters.

Allen is the author of a book, Secrets of Successful Partners, a compilation of interviews she conducted with successfully married couples of all ages. She is a contributing writer and blogger for Today’s Chicago Womanmagazine, and is a frequent contributor to Chicago Lawyer and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. She authored a chapter, “Family Law: A Mission and a Career,” published in 2011 by Asporte Press, a leading publisher of business and legal materials.

Allen received her B.S. in 1966 from Loyola University of Chicago, and a J.D. in 1969 from the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor.

Ladden & Allen is located at 150 N. Michigan Av., in Chicago. For more information, visit

Allen, Glassman & Schatz, LLC