Overview


William (Bill) J. Butler focuses his practice on estate planning and probate administration matters. Bill counsels family groups and individuals on all aspects of wealth transfer planning, with an emphasis on formulating estate plans that maximize and protect wealth while minimizing transfer taxes. Bill is the global head of McDermott’s Private Client Practice.

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Auszeichnungen


  • Chambers High Net Worth 2019, Illinois: Private Wealth and USA Nationwide: Private Wealth
  • The Best Lawyers of America 2013 to 2020, Trusts and Estates
  • Leading Lawyers Network 2010 and 2015

Mitgliedschaften


  • Horizons for Youth Leadership Council

Qualifikation


Education
Northwestern University School of Law, JD, 1987
DePauw University, BA, Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude, 1982

Admissions
Illinois
Wisconsin
Michigan

William J. Butler

Insights & Events / Media

New York, NY / McDermott Event / November 21, 2019

Palo Alto, CA / McDermott Event / November 8, 2019

San Francisco, CA / McDermott Event / November 7, 2019

Chicago, IL / McDermott Event / October 17, 2019

Chicago, IL / McDermott Event / September 18 - 19, 2019

Trust Administration - 2019 Edition / March 21, 2019

Chicago, Illinois / McDermott Event / May 14 - 16, 2018

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / McDermott Event / June 5 – 7, 2017

Los Angeles, California / McDermott Event / March 1, 2017

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