CHICAGO (May 11, 2007) — McDermott Will & Emery will be co-sponsoring the sixth annual Family Business Invitational Conference hosted by the Center for Family Enterprises at Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. The conference will be held on Tuesday, May 15 and Wednesday, May 16 at the Allen Center in Evanston, Illinois.
This is a prestigious two-day conference where best practices and new ideas for continuity of successful family businesses are explored. The conference features presentations, panel discussions and networking opportunities. Sessions include the latest academic research in the field of family business, a case study on a family firm and interactive discussion among conference attendees via confidential voting machine technology. The upcoming conference attendance is expected to be more than 220 participants representing more than 140 companies from 16 countries. For more information, visit: www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/research/family/events.htm.
McDermott Will & Emery's Private Client Department is one of the largest and best-known departments of its kind in the United States. The Department is composed of approximately 40 lawyers and 10 non-lawyer professionals. We represent families and individuals, family offices, closely held businesses, foundations, estates, trusts and special purpose asset transfer and investment management entities in the United States and throughout the world. Our lawyers provide a spectrum of estate, succession, gift transfer and wealth planning services, covering all significant facets of wealth planning.