February 4, 2019

Much is pleased to announce that Mary Vidal Hays has joined the firm as a principal in the Wealth Transfer & Succession Planning group.

Mary provides strategic advice regarding the full range of estate planning matters for a variety of clients, from high-net-worth individuals and young couples to domestic partners and people with disabilities. She regularly counsels individuals and couples on trust and estate administration, as well as estate and gift tax returns and audits. Mary is also well-versed in sales to defective grantor trusts and the establishment of family limited partnerships and private foundations.

Mary is a certified public accountant who, prior to beginning her legal career, worked as a CPA in the tax department of a large Chicago accounting firm.

Mary holds a B.A. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.