Greta Staat represents a broad spectrum of clients, including individuals, families, and closely-held business owners, in matters affecting their businesses and personal estates. She has experience in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, wealth protection, income, estate, gift, and generation-skipping tax planning, charitable giving and private foundations, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, compensation arrangements, and general business law.
Greta addresses each client’s unique set of goals and circumstances by designing custom plans, including creating family office structures and utilizing a variety of sophisticated wealth transfer vehicles to maximize and protect wealth and minimize federal and state income and estate taxes.
“For Love or For Money: An Art Collector’s Guide to Estate Planning,” DCBA Brief (June 2015)
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2012
George Washington University, B.A., cum laude, 2008
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2020-present)
Leading Lawyers Network, Emerging Lawyer (2017-present)
We are pleased to share that Jason Ornduff has been appointed to serve on the firm’s Board of Executives, effective September 12, 2023.
Elizabeth Garlovsky and Tiffany McKenzie explain why you’ll want to add provisions regarding tangible personal property, such as furniture, vehicles, electronics, and jewelry, to your will or trust to ensure smooth inheritance, prevent disputes, and help distribute sentimental items as you wish.