Elizabeth G. Tannenbaum
Elizabeth “Beth” Tannenbaum was raised in Nashville and received her B.S. degree from Vanderbilt University (1977). As a graduate student at St. Louis University School of Law, she was a member of the law review, active in many student societies, student government and Chairman of the annual Law Day. Ms. Tannenbaum graduated magna cum laude with a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree (1981) from St Louis University and has been admitted to the state bars of Missouri (1981), Texas (1983) and Tennessee (2004). After graduation, Ms. Tannenbaum, as associate attorney at Husch Eppenberger Donohue Elson & Cornfeld in St. Louis, MO and then Johnson & Swanson in Dallas, TX, specialized in business and corporate legal and tax planning. Upon returning to Nashville in 1986, Beth served as Executive Vice-President for REN Corporation – USA, a healthcare company. Her duties evolved into management of all medical billings, accounts receivable, and receivable and collection accounting functions until the company’s acquisition by COBE Laboratories, Inc. in 1995. Following REN’s acquisition, Ms. Tannenbaum provided services to various healthcare firms assisting them in the management of their billing, collections, and accounting processes as well as work flow automation and digital record keeping. Ms. Tannenbaum joined Cheatham Palermo & Garrett in 2004 and collaborates with Ms. Palermo in domestic and general client representation specializing in cases involving complicated financial issues. Bringing her 30 plus years of legal and financial expertise to aid her clients, Ms. Tannenbaum has established a boutique practice, which enables her to provide her clients with exceptional personalized service.
Ms. Tannenbaum is married to Carl Dreifuss, a commercial real estate broker and lives in Nashville with their 4-legged children. She has two grown children: David Tannenbaum, who provides services to the international financial community; and Danielle Tannenbaum, a graduate of Vanderbilt University and a specialist in education for children with special needs. Ms. Tannenbaum is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and the Marshall American Inns of Court of Williamson County. She has served on various non-profit boards and is active in many social action and charitable projects throughout the area, including Room at the Inn and Legal Aide.