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Clark Hill Attorneys Ray J. Koenig III and Leslie Gutierrez to Present on The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) at the Lifecare Planning Law Firms Association Annual Conference in St. Louis

September 11, 2014

CHICAGO, IL – Clark Hill Attorneys Ray J. Koenig III and Leslie Gutierrez will present on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) at the national Lifecare Planning Law Firms Association Annual Conference on Friday, September 12 at the Embassy Suites St. Louis Downtown location in St. Louis, Missouri. 

Koenig and Gutierrez will address representatives of various law firms across the country on Navigating Public & Private Benefits Post-DOMA. For more information on this conference, please click here: 

The Life Care Planning Law Firms Association is a national network of holistic law practices that offer legal services, care coordination and advocacy services to help elderly clients and their families navigate the health care and long-term care maze. In addition to providing education, networking and resources to firms that practice this unique specialty of law, the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association is a national advocate for quality care for elders, dedicated to raising public awareness about the physical, financial, and legal implications resulting from aging. 

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 will, trust, guardianship, 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. 

Gutierrez is an Associate with the Litigation Practice Group in Clark Hill’s Chicago office. Leslie has experience in handling a wide variety of legal issues, including contract disputes, common law fraud claims, securities fraud, criminal defense, contested guardianships, foreclosure defense, zoning board appeals, e-discovery disputes, products liability defense, breach of fiduciary duty claims and class action defense. Her areas of emphasis include commercial litigation, business torts, real estate disputes and estate litigation and administration. 

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