• Tax Law, Estate Planning
  • Florida, Florida 1978, Illinois, Illinois, Illinois 1968
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Practice Areas
  • Tax Law
  • Estate Planning
Additional Practice Areas
  • Personal and Family Philanthropy
  • Trusts, Estates and Not-for-Profits
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Estate Administration
  • Foundations and Other Exempt Organizations
  • Fiduciary Counsel
  • Family Offices and Private Trust Companies
  • Estate Planning and Wealth Transfer
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Florida 1978
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Illinois
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Illinois
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Illinois 1968
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U.S. Tax Court 1976
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Professional Experience
Partner
Current
Education
Harvard Law School
J.D
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Knox College
B.A
cum laude
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Professional Associations
Current
Activities: Chicago Bar Association [Chair, Trust Law Committee (1995-96); Trust Law Committee (1976? ); Secretary Trust Law Committee (1980); Chair Trust Law Committee, Division II (1982?83); Federal Taxation Committee (1976? ); Chair of Subcommittee on Valuation; Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee (1971?78)]
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Current
Activities: Florida Bar Association (1978? )
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Current
Activities: The Lawyers Club of Chicago (1981? )
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Current
Activities: The Board of Directors of the Illinois Institute of Technology Center for Entrepreneurship (2005– )
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Current
Activities: Adviser to Restatement of Trusts (Third) Project of the American Law Institute (2003 – )
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Current
Activities: Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (1990? )
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Current
Activities: Fiduciary Litigation Committee (1992? )
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Current
Activities: Chair of Breach of Fiduciary Duty Subcommittee (1992?97 )
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Current
Activities: The Estate and Gift Tax Committee (1997? )
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Current
Activities: American Bar Association [Section of Taxation, Committee on Closely Held Corporations (1982?86); Committee on Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts (1979?82; 1987? ); Chair of Subcommittee on Taxation of Revocable Trusts (1987?91); Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law (1977? )]
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Current
Activities: Illinois State Bar Association [Member, Committee on Legal Technology (1994-1998); Chair, Committee on Computer Technology (1982?84); Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section Council (1985?91; 2003- ), Chair (1989?90), Secretary (1987?88); Member Committee on Continuing Legal Education (1990?91); Member of Ad Hoc Committee on Powers of Attorney Legislation (1986?87); Chair of Task Force to Adopt Total Return Legislation (2001?2002); Chair of Task Force to Adopt Illinois Prudent Investor Rule (1988?91)
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Contact & Map
1 S Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60603
USA
Telephone: (312) 853-4165
Fax: (312) 853-7036