Lathrop GPM’s Beth Haden and Ebonie Davis Named 2023 Up & Coming Lawyers by Missouri Lawyers Media


KANSAS CITY (Oct. 30, 2023) — Lathrop GPM Partner Elizabeth "Beth" Haden and Counsel Ebonie Davis have been named by Missouri Lawyers Media as 2023 Up & Coming award winners. This annual award recognizes early-career lawyers who demonstrate professional excellence while making a positive impact on their profession and communities. Those eligible are legal professionals who are 40 or younger or who are within their first 10 years of practice, as well as some older attorneys who have served as mentors.

Haden 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.

Davis helps clients navigate and comply with complex real estate laws. She regularly handles real estate transactions involving a variety of financing methods, and assists with mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions.

"I'm honored to receive the Up & Coming award. It speaks volumes about the firm's commitment to nurturing young talent and advocating for professional excellence. This recognition is a reflection of the amazing team I work with at Lathrop GPM. It encourages me to continue making a positive impact on our profession and community," said Haden.

Davis echoed Haden’s comment by saying, "The Up & Coming award really validates the culture at Lathrop GPM, where young talent is allowed to flourish. It is an honor to work with an accomplished group of attorneys who are also focused on the next generation of lawyers."

"Congratulations to Beth and Ebonie on this well-deserved recognition," said Cameron Garrison, Managing Partner of Lathrop GPM. "We are proud of them and thank them for the dedication and unwavering commitment to excellence they bring to Lathrop GPM clients every day."

Haden earned her J.D. from the University of Missouri in 2009, her L.L.M. in Taxation from Boston University in 2010, and her B.S.B.A. from the University of Missouri in 2006. Davis earned her J.D from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2013, and her B.A. from University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2007.

The 2023 Up & Coming Lawyer honorees were recognized at an event on Thursday, Oct. 12 at Missouri Lawyers Media’s headquarters at The Martiz Building in Fenton. The awardees were also featured in a special section of the October magazine issue.