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Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

Private Wealth Law

2 ranked individualsBand 4IllinoisHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table
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The team at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg advises high net worth families and individuals on estate planning and administration, and matters concerning family-owned businesses and family offices.

A source highlights the team's "outstanding expertise and experience with offshore trusts and tax planning."

Notable practitioners

Lawrence Richman is described as "a strong lawyer" who is "very smart and capable" by one source. Another reports: "He is a dedicated professional who takes his clients' businesses personally." He is noted for his experience handling estate, gift and charitable planning matters. One market insider says: "He is a really good lawyer and a very intelligent person."

Susan Goldenberg has particular expertise in complex estate planning techniques, and often acts for business owners and affluent individuals. A source says she is a "good lawyer" who is "very smart."

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Overview


Family Wealth Report Awards Legal Team of the Year, 2021

Private wealth services is a marquee practice of the firm. Wealthy individuals and their families rely on our leading-edge counsel to preserve wealth, structure multigenerational businesses, and implement strategies to address all aspects of tax, wealth transfer and succession planning. Our experience gives us unique insights into the multiple facets of tax planning, family business succession and wealth transfer not available elsewhere.

Our stewardship of private wealth combines practical, solution-oriented legal counsel with an ongoing commitment to client service in the following key areas:

Wealth Planning

As trusted legal advisors, our estate planning and tax attorneys provide coordinated fiduciary planning and counsel based on our strong experience in wealth preservation and tax minimization. 

Trust, Estate & Gift Tax Planning

We have a well-earned reputation for finding favorable tax solutions to complex estate planning issues for high net worth families and their businesses. 

Family Office Services

Helping prominent families manage their investment, lifestyle and business needs through family offices has been a core service of our firm for more than 30 years. 

Members

Richman, Lawrence (Head of Department)

Calvert, Jacob

Colson, Joan

Goldenberg, Susan

Horn, Lizabeth

Kaler, Kathryn

Mann, Eric

Paolini, Frank

Schaul, Cheryl Kehoe

Shkoukani, Gina

Industries

Private Clients/Individuals. Charities/Nonprofits.

Private Wealth Law

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

firm
Location

Two North LaSalle Street

Suite 1700

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60602-3801

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Ranked Individuals

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Illinois

Private Wealth Law


Lawrence Richman
Band 3
Susan Goldenberg
Band 4