Clark Hill Attorney Ray J. Koenig III to Present at Citywide Pride Event “To Have & To Hold” Same Sex Marriage after Obergefell v. Hodges July 28, 2015 in Chicago, IL

Jul 1, 2015

CHICAGO, IL – Clark Hill attorney Ray J. Koenig III will co-present at an Out & Equal Chicagoland Citywide Pride Event “To Have & To Hold” Same-Sex Marriage after Obergefell v. Hodges on July 28, 2015.  The presentation will center on the legal and financial impact of the recent Supreme Court decision on same-sex couples and their families. Attendees will learn about how the decision affects rights to public benefits and how to hold those benefits and protect families through estate planning as well as key financial considerations regarding income, estate, and gift taxes. The presentation will be made with Thomas Franklin, CPA.

The Out & Equal Chicagoland Regional Affiliate (the “Affiliate”) was formed in 2005.  Since it's inception, the Affiliate has worked with leading Chicago area companies and organizations to promote LGBT workplace equality.  The Affiliate achieves this by consulting on workplace best practices, by offering learning opportunities around workplace and community issues and by facilitating networking and connections that enhance business opportunities and the career aspirations of LGBT employees.

Koenig is the Managing Member of Clark Hill’s Chicago office and a member in Clark Hill’s Litigation Practice Group. He practices in the areas of probate litigation, trust litigation, fiduciary litigation, elder law, estate planning, and estate administration, with an emphasis on wills, trusts, guardianships, and advance directive contests and other fiduciary litigation. Koenig has represented individuals, families, financial institutions, medical institutions, and governmental organizations in all areas of his practice. Koenig has extensive trial, appellate and mediation experience in state and federal courts.

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