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Adam M. Ansari

Senior Attorney


130 E. Randolph St.
Suite 3900
Chicago, IL 60601
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LL.M., Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2018, Taxation
M.B.A., Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois, 2015
J.D., The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 2013
B.A., Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, 2008
State Bar Licenses
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Illinois
U.S. Tax Court

Adam M. Ansari

Senior Attorney

Adam M. Ansari advises on federal income, estate, and gift tax planning matters. Adam develops and implements strategies, structures, and plans for businesses and families to maximize tax savings, and educates clients on changes to state residency, changes to the Internal Revenue Code, and best practices to avoid tax controversies and examinations.

An experienced tax court advocate, Adam assists client accountants and attorneys on a wide range of tax and compliance-related issues to favorably resolve tax controversies and audits at both the state and federal levels.

In his estate planning practice, Adam assists families on the design and implementation of comprehensive estate plans, including the preparation of powers of attorney, wills, revocable trusts, spousal lifetime access trusts, grantor trusts and intentionally defective grantor trusts, GST tax exempt trusts, charitable trusts, asset protection trusts and special needs trusts, as well as gift agreements, private foundations, and family limited partnerships. In addition, Adam assists with the formation of business entities and the negotiation and drafting of operating agreements, compensation agreements, separation agreements, lending agreements, and purchase and sale agreements. 

Adept at working alongside family law attorneys, Adam often provides guidance for the protection or separation of unique and hard-to-value assets.

Chicago Estate Planning Counsel
Illinois State Bar Association
South Asian Bar Association
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Young Leader
American Bar Association, Real Property Trust & Estate Section, Current Leadership Member, Past Fellow
Tax Clinic, Center for Economic Progress, Volunteer
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Solo and Small Firm Practice Group, Past Chair
AmeriCorps VISTA, American Red Cross, Alumni