Baird Holm LLP Welcomes Four New Associates to the Firm

Baird Holm LLP is pleased to welcome Addison E. Fairchild, Adam M. Ripp, Natalie M. Williams and Kate R. Wunderlich to the firm. 

Fairchild’s practice encompasses all areas of commercial real estate and energy law. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where she also obtained a certificate in Public Policy Analysis. Ripp attended the University of Nebraska College of Law, where she graduated with distinction. There, she was also a senior member of Moot Court Board, a teaching assistant for Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research and she completed a concentrated study in litigation.

Ripp’s practice focuses on corporate transactions and general corporate matters. He graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law with high distinction in 2019. While in law school, he was inducted into the Order of the Coif, served as the Symposium Editor for the Iowa Law Review and tutored his peers in legal writing as part of the Writing Resource Center. He earned Dean’s Awards for Academic Excellence in Legal Writing I and Immigration Law. Ripp received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Spanish from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2016.

Williams focuses on all aspects of commercial real estate, including leasing, purchases, sales and financing.  She received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Creighton University School of Law, where she served as the Senior Lead Articles Editor of the Creighton Law Review. She received a CALI Excellence for the Future award in Contracts I, Constitutional Law II, Property II, Professional Responsibility, Commercial Law and Environmental Law. Williams graduated from Iowa State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations.

Wunderlich’s practice focuses on federal and state tax planning issues, tax exempt matters, corporate transactions and estate planning. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame School of Law in 2019, magna cum laude. While in law school, she was a Dean’s Circle Fellow, a distinction awarded to the top 10 percent of the Class of 2019. 
Wunderlich received the Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Program of Study in Business Law for her graduating class, as well as Faculty Awards for Excellence in Contracts, Corporate Governance, Trusts & Estates and International Taxation.

“We are thrilled to welcome these four talented attorneys to the Firm,” said Baird Holm LLP Managing Partner, Richard E. Putnam. “The energy they bring to their respective practice areas is an immediate asset to their colleagues and our clients. We are excited to watch them grow as they launch their careers.”

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