SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 9, 2014—Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C. announced today that attorney and partner Holli Targan has been named among the Best Lawyers in America for 2014 and by DBusiness magazine as a 2015 Top Lawyer in southeastern Michigan. Jaffe CEO Bill Sider made the announcement.
Ms. Targan has been consistently recognized by her peers as an expert in the field of electronic payments law. She has been honored among the Best Lawyers in America from 2010 to 2014, which is one of the oldest and most respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide. Locally in southeastern Detroit, she has been honored among DBusiness magazine’s Top Lawyers for 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015, which is awarded following peer review by thousands of attorneys throughout the region.
Ms. Targan serves as chairperson of Jaffe’s Electronic Payments practice group. With decades of experience, she specializes in the legal issues surrounding payments, including card processing, mobile payments, ATM, cash advance, ACH and stored-value systems, both domestically and internationally. She handles mergers and acquisitions, strategy development, contract negotiation, and state, federal and card brand regulatory compliance issues.
A recognized leader in the industry, she is a past president of Washington, D.C.-based Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), and served on the ETA Board of Directors for 11 years. She has also served as chair of the ETA Government Relations and Certified Payments Professional Credentialing Commission.
In addition, Ms. Targan co-founded and is a board member of W.net, Women Networking in Electronic Transactions, which develops leaders within the payments industry and provides opportunities to empower women to reach their full professional potential. Serving approximately 300 members, W.net’s national and regional programs focus on professional and leadership development, networking and business opportunities, mentoring and peer support, championing diversity and positioning women for greater success.
Ms. Targan also regularly writes at ElectronicPaymentsLaw.com, a blog she helped launch to keep the payments industry informed of the evolving legal landscape.
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Michigan-based Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss is recognized throughout the nation as a relationship-based, highly qualified, full-service business law firm. With an outstanding reputation for providing sophisticated legal services and counsel to businesses of all sizes, family-owned enterprises, individuals and entrepreneurs, Jaffe has more than 100 attorneys in its Southfield, Detroit, Ann Arbor and Naples offices.
Among the Firm’s practice areas are appellate, aviation, corporate, criminal, e-commerce, electronic banking, emerging & growth business, employee benefits, environmental, estate planning, family law, financial services, franchise law, immigration, insolvency & reorganization, insurance, intellectual property, information technology, litigation, labor, mergers & acquisitions, mortgage banking, property tax appeals, public finance, real estate, securities and tax law.