Benji in His Own Words

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"We wanted to follow-up with this e-mail and let you know how very happy we are to have this resolved and behind us now. Ben did an excellent job and responded to all of our e-mails in a very timely manner and gave thorough answers. Your firm was such a pleasure to work with."

Benjamin J. Lavin

Trusts & Estates

Benji Lavin is an associate in the Trusts & Estate's Practice Group, where he focuses on tax and estate planning for individuals, families and privately held businesses. More specifically, his practice focuses on enabling clients to meet their planning goals in the most tax-efficient way possible. Benji most enjoys working with trusts and estates clients because he gets the opportunity to creatively help his clients prepare for their futures and the futures of their families for generations to come.

Benji earned his bachelor's degree cum laude from American University in 2010. He received his law degree cum laude from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago in 2013 and an LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law in 2014. Prior to joining LP, Benji was Associate Tax Counsel at the Northern Trust Company in Chicago.

New York University, LL.M. in Taxation, 2014
The John Marshall Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2013
American University, B.A. in Law and Society, cum laude, 2010
Bar Admissions
Illinois, 2013
United States Tax Court, 2013
Court Admissions
Supreme Court of Illinois
United States Tax Court
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Chicago Bar Association
American Bar Association
Jewish Council for Youth Services, Board of Directors
CALI Award: Civil Procedure II
CALI Award: Tax of Corporations


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