Tucker Ellis LLP
Education: University of Notre Dame, undergrad; Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
Proudest Moment: Watching our four children slowly but surely turning into independent grown-ups.
What Keeps Me Up at Night: Sort of everything. My wife would tell you that I’m not the best sleeper.
Important Lesson Learned: If you are in a meeting and don’t understand something, ask about it — 99.9% of the time many others don’t understand either, but no one wants to say anything.
What I’d Tell 16-Year-Old Me: That stuff they are telling you — about how you can do anything — is actually true, and it’s true even if you are not 100% perfect every step of the way. If you keep showing up every day, trying to do your best, working to improve and seeking to do good things each day, things actually can work out.