Vice chair of the firm's Wealth Transfer & Succession Planning group, Luke advises individuals and families on estate planning matters, helping clients protect and provide for their loved ones after they pass away. His practice is comprehensive, ranging from counseling young parents as they plan for the care of their children to formulating sophisticated estate tax and income tax strategies for high-net-worth individuals. Luke is licensed to practice in Illinois and Florida and regularly counsels clients on tax and other issues related to changing residency.
After the death of a loved one, Luke guides families through the practicalities of administering estates and trusts. He combines an approachable demeanor with a nuanced understanding of probate proceedings and trust administration, using techniques such as non-judicial settlement agreements and trust decanting to achieve resolution. Corporate and individual fiduciaries alike appreciate his conscientious yet practical approach.
Luke regularly writes and speaks on estate planning and administration. He has presented for the City of Chicago Department of Law, the National Business Institute and the Chicago Bar Association. His written work has appeared in First Time Parent Magazine and WealthManagement.com, and has been cited by TheStreet.com.
- Chicago Bar Association, Trust Law Committee
- Chicago Estate Planning Council
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