Elizabeth Haden

Beth Haden's practice is focused on the representation of both lenders and borrowers in lending transactions. Beth is a seasoned attorney with significant experience assisting clients with all forms of financing matters, from the structuring of deals, to drafting and negotiating the required documentation, and handling complex closings, through loan enforcements and workouts. Beth regularly represents clients in single-bank, club and syndicated credit facilities, with areas of emphasis in commercial and industrial, real estate, unsecured, agricultural, construction and asset-based loans, and also counsels corporate clients with respect to acquisition finance issues.

Prior to joining Lathrop GPM, Beth was a partner in a large international law firm, with a primary focus on commercial lending.

Professional Affiliations

  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar

Community Involvement

  • Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired, Board of Directors (Board Chair 2020-2021)
  • Children's Center Campus, Board of Directors (President)
  • Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
    • Business for Education Committee
    • Centurions Class of 2020
    • St. Teresa's Academy


  • St. Theresa's Academy, "Distinguished Alumna Award," 2023
  • Missouri Lawyers Media, "Up & Coming," 2023
  • Ingram's, "40 Under 40," 2022
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, "Rising Star," 2014-2022
  • Delta Gamma Sorority, Oxford Award, 2021
  • The Independent, "Rising Star," 2016
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Kelly Hilderbrand

Court Memberships

  • Missouri
  • Kansas


Boston University, LL.M., Taxation, 2010

University of Missouri-Columbia, J.D., 2009

University of Missouri-Columbia, B.S.B.A, cum laude, 2006