Our attorneys are experienced in general estate planning, as well as sophisticated tax strategies such as business succession, asset protection, estate freezes, family partnerships, generation-skipping taxes, charitable trusts and related matters. Through the right mix of tax planning insight, sound economic judgment and well-honed business guidance skills, the Firm tailors its approach to each client’s personal desires and unique circumstances.
The SFBBG estate planning, probate, and trust administration team is regularly called upon to deliver presentations to other attorneys, accountants, insurance agents and financial planners regarding estate planning, probate, and trust laws.
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Our Practice Areas
Our team will give efficient counsel for your business and the various things that affect businesses like employment, sales reps, intellectual property, etc.
SFBBG is leading the industry in providing excellent counsel for financial services such as banking & creditor rights, estate planning, probate, and trust.
We zealously litigate, arbitrate and mediate. Nothing drives a favorable outcome more than readiness for a smooth and successful trial. We're here to help!
Our attorneys are trusted counsel and business advisors with a broad range of real estate expertise to serve the firm’s sophisticated clientele.
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“One of the best features of SFBBG is the emphasis placed on establishing long-term relationships with clients, relationships that will often lead to our serving as outside, inside counsel.”
News & Updates
Appellate Court Holds That Lawsuit Filed by SFBBG Should Proceed and Is Not a SLAPP Suit
On May 8, 2023, SFBBG attorneys Phil Zisook and Bill Klein prevailed in an Illinois Appellate Court defamation case, Mauro Glorioso v Sun-Times Media Holdings, LLC, and Tim Novak. In the case, Zisook and Klein argued that Sun-Times’ articles defamed Mauro Glorioso and constituted false light invasion of privacy.
Danielle Pearlman Presents at JUF Event
SFBBG real estate tax reduction attorney, Danielle L. Pearlman, presented at JUF Professionals Network Nightcaps & Noshes on September 14th at the Bryn Mawr Country Club in Lincolnwood.
SFBBG Prevails in Illinois Appellate Court
On August 9, 2022, SFBBG attorneys, Phil Zisook and Bill Klein, prevailed in an Illinois Appellate Court case where our clients were sued concerning a failed real estate transaction. The proposed transaction involved the transfer of three parcels of real estate consisting of a golf course in Michigan, a Chicago office building, and a River North condominium.