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Personal Legal Services Attorney Tim J. Emmitt Joins Clark Hill Chicago

September 23, 2014

CHICAGO, IL – Tim J. Emmitt serves as Of Counsel in the Personal Legal Services Practice Group of Clark Hill's Chicago office. 

Emmitt focuses his practice on estate and trust planning, and administration. His work in this area includes the handling of income, estate and gift inheritance, and generation-skipping tax matters that may arise in the planning or administration stages. Additionally, Emmitt also practices real estate law. 

He has lectured to attorneys on the preparation of wills, trusts, shareholder agreements, federal estate gift tax returns, and related planning matters. He has also presented on various topics to the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education and Chicago Bar Association. 

His honors include: selected as an “Illinois Super Lawyer” by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine (2005, 2007-2014), recognized in Who’s Who in American Law (2010 & 2011), named a “Leading Lawyer” in Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law (2011), AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory, named a “Legal Leader”™ by Chicago’s Top Rated Lawyers™ (2014) and was an expert witness regarding malpractice and breach of ethical duties by attorneys practicing in trust and estate planning, trust and estate administration, and related income and death taxation of trust and estates. 

Emmitt is a retired Navy Judge Advocate General Corps (Reserves) Commissioned in 1968. 

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Clark Hill PLC is an entrepreneurial, full service law firm that provides business legal services, government & public affairs, and personal legal services to our clients throughout the country. With offices in Arizona, Delaware, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia, Clark Hill has more than 300 attorneys and professionals. For more information on our firm and our services, visit 

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