Webinar - 2020 Estate Planning Update


Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am CST


FOX’s annual estate planning review webinar will lead participants through a thoughtful discussion of some of the most important topics and developments that were covered at the 54th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning. Key legislative, regulatory, and case law updates impacting ultra-high net worth families and their family offices will be reviewed.






***Attendees of this webinar are eligible to receive one hour of CPE credit upon completion of participation requirements.***

  • Speaker(s)

Tom Abendroth, Partner, Practice Group Leader, Private Clients, Trusts & Estates, Schiff Hardin, LLP

Tom Abendroth is a partner in the Chicago law firm of Schiff Hardin LLP and practice group leader of the firm's Private Clients, Trusts and Estates Group. He concentrates his practice in the fields of estate planning, federal taxation, and business succession planning. Tom is a 1984 graduate of Northwestern University School of Law, and received his undergraduate degree from Ripon College, where he currently serves on the Board of Trustees. 

Tom has co-authored a two-volume treatise entitled Illinois Estate Planning, Will Drafting and Estate Administration, and a chapter on sophisticated value-shifting techniques in the book, Estate and Personal Financial Planning. He is co-editor of Estate Planning Strategies After Estate Tax Reform: Insights and Analysis (CCH 2001). Tom has contributed numerous articles to industry publications, and previously served on the Editorial Advisory Board for ABA Trusts & Investments Magazine. He is a member of the Duke University Estate Planning Council. 

Tom is a frequent speaker on tax and estate planning topics at banks and professional organizations. In addition, he is a co-presenter of a monthly teleconference series on estate planning issues presented by the American Bankers Association. He has taught at the American Bankers Association National Graduate Trust School since 1990. Tom is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.  


Additional presenters forthcoming...