Mike Whitty’s outline “Estate Planning for Business Owners” (featured at the ALI-CLE Estate Planning in Depth Course in Madison, WI in June 2015) will be published in the January 2016 issue of ALI-CLE’s magazine, The Estate Planning Course Materials Journal.
Handler Thayer, LLP was honored as the 2015 Most Effective Private Client Legal Team in North America by Family Wealth Report. Only two law firms in North America were short-listed for this only law firm award bestowed by Family Wealth Report.
Handler Thayer, LLP was named the Best Overall Law Firm in the U.S. for 2015 by Private Asset Management (PAM) Magazine. The firm was previously awarded this honor in 2012, making Handler Thayer the only firm to have ever won the title a second time. This was the fourth consecutive year Handler Thayer has been recognized at the annual Private Asset Management Awards, honored in 2013 and 2014 as the “Best Private Client Law Firm in the U.S.”
The Global 100 has named Handler Thayer the 2015 Large Tier Estate Law Firm of the Year. This was the second consecutive year Handler Thayer earned this distinction.
Tom Handler was awarded the prestigious Michael J. Brink Wealth Industry Leadership & Service Award for 2015 by Family Office Review. The award recognizes individuals “known throughout the family office community for notable excellence in their field of expertise and producing work that impacts and benefits family offices and their fellow colleagues alike.”
Handler Thayer, LLP was named 2015 Law Firm of the Year, Trust, Wills, & Estate Planning Law Firm of the Year, Private Client Law Firm of the Year, and Tax Law Firm of the Year by M&A Today/Acquisition Finance Magazine and the ACQ5 News Portal.
Handler Thayer, LLP and Tom Handler were recognized as 2015 Wealth Planning Gamechanger Firm of the Year by M&A Today/Acquisition Finance Magazine and ACQ5 News Portal.
Steve Thayer was named 2015 Real Estate Lawyer of the Year by M&A Today/Acquisition Finance Magazine and ACQ5 News Portal.
Tom Handler was named 2015 International Wealth Planner of the Year by M&A Today/Acquisition Finance Magazine and ACQ5 News Portal.
Handler Thayer, LLP named Best Private Client Law Firm in North America for 2013 by Family Office Review.
Corporate International of London names Handler Thayer, LLP the Best Tax Law Firm in Illinois for 2013 and the Best Estate Planning Law Firm in Illinois for 2013.
Citywealth Magazine of London, England named Thomas J. Handler to its prestigious global list of Leading Wealth Lawyers for 2013. The benchmark publication’s Leaders List is the result of an extensive, year-long program of peer recommendation and verification which ensures that only leading professionals in the wealth industry are included.
Best Lawyers again named Jarrett Bostwick to its 2013 list of Best Lawyers in America in the area of Estate Planning. Selections are made by a nationwide independent panel after conducting extensive peer reviews and client surveys.
Michael Mazzone wrote the article “NINGs – Nevada Incomplete Gift Trusts: IRS approves transfers to incomplete gift non-grantor trusts to create significant state income tax savings,” for the Illinois State Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Vol. 60, No. 6.
Andrew Morton was quoted in The Chicago Tribune’s article “Mike Ditka, Gale Sayers righted charity stumbles,” regarding Coach Ditka’s organization and Handler Thayer’s client Gridiron Greats, published on December 21, 2013.
Andrew Morton was quoted by Fox News journalist, Hollie McKay, in the article “Why hasn’t Jane Fonda’s $800G charity made any gifts since 2006,” on December 13, 2013.
Tom Handler will be presenting “IRS Global High Wealth Industry and IRS Representation Practice Tips” sponsored by the CBA Trust Law Committee in Chicago, Illinois on December 9, 2013.
David Berek will present “Maximizing Your Legacy: Year-end Charitable Strategies,” at the MS Wealth Management Dedicated Seminar Series sponsored by DePaul College of Business in Chicago, Illinois on December 3, 2013.
Tom Handler was featured on the Rusty Humphries Show, a Talk Radio Show hosted by Charles Butler, discussing Advanced Planning for Ultra-High Net Worth Families, Celebrities, Professional Athletes and Family Offices on December 2, 2013.
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