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High Net Worth Illinois Private Wealth Law

Work in this area includes but is not limited to: charitable planning; wealth transfer; business succession planning; estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning (in the US); life and health insurance planning; the creation and administration of trusts and estates; asset transfer; the taking-public of closely-held businesses; and structuring outward and inward investment. Contentious matters are also included, such as trusts disputes, probate contests and contested wills. In larger jurisdictions, these matters are ranked separately in a Private Wealth Disputes table.

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Band 1
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    McDermott Will & Emery LLP
    Private Wealth Law
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 1 | 7 Years Ranked
    The team at McDermott Will & Emery "are very competent and intelligent in all subject matters," states a source. A market commentator adds: "The depth and breadth of the team and their ability to provide integrated advice across different disciplines is a key differentiator for them and sets them apart from other firms."
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Band 2
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    ArentFox Schiff LLP
    Private Wealth Law
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    Schiff Hardin is known for its expertise in trusts and estates. The firm advises high net worth clients on a broad range of matters within the private wealth field. A source states: "Schiff Hardin has a very deep bench of attorneys in the private clients, trusts and estates practice group. They are capable of handling matters of the highest complexity."
  2. 2
    Katten
    Private Wealth Law
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    The private wealth practice at Katten handles a broad range of issues for high net worth clients. A source says: "I rate them very strongly. They are very smart."
  3. Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC
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    Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC
    Private Wealth Law
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 2 | 7 Years Ranked
    The team at Levenfeld Pearlstein is highly regarded within the market for its expertise and experience in trusts and estates. "The firm's attorneys have an exceptionally high level of experience with sophisticated tax, trust and estate matters," says a source.
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Band 3
  1. Kirkland & Ellis
    3
    Kirkland & Ellis
    Private Wealth Law
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 3 | 7 Years Ranked
    Kirkland & Ellis has a strong reputation for its capabilities in wealth planning. The firm is also adept at working with clients in the private equity field.
  2. Loeb & Loeb LLP
    Private Wealth Law
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 3
  3. Perkins Coie LLP
    Private Wealth Law
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
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    Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
    Private Wealth Law
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 4 | 5 Years Ranked
    Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg works with wealthy clients on a range of issues in private wealth, including estate planning and administration, and matters connected with family offices and closely held businesses.
  2. Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
    Private Wealth Law
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 4