About Stuart E. Grass

Stuart Grass helps clients with estate and wealth planning, primarily representing owners or former owners of closely held businesses. Stuart often works with clients for years, through life and family transitions, to help them develop a plan for preserving wealth and passing it on to future generations. Stuart has particular experience in wealth transfer planning, succession planning and compensation planning for key executives. Stuart's practice also includes the active administration of trusts and estates.

A leading name in estate and tax planning

Stuart has frequently spoken at various programs involving estate planning and tax planning for closely held corporations and their shareholders. He has also participated in seminars sponsored by the Schools of Continuing Education of New York University and the University of Southern California and has presented in numerous locally sponsored seminars.

Stuart has always been actively involved with various charitable organizations in the Chicago area. He has served as president of the board of directors and as a director of the Better Boys Foundation, as vice president and as a director of the Menomonee Club of Chicago, as a director and secretary of the Joseph Kellman Family Foundation, and as a director and co-chairman of the nominating committee of Communities In Schools of Chicago.

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Practice Focus

  • Estate and tax planning
  • Succession planning and executive compensation
  • Private wealth