Overview


Jeanette Suarez Hunter advises high-net-worth individuals, families and business owners on a wide range of tax, wealth-transfer and charitable-giving matters. She has extensive experience in structuring and implementing simple to highly technical estate-planning techniques, and works closely with her clients and their advisers to develop plans that are tailored to the client’s goals. Jeanette regularly advises family offices on a wide range of business, real estate, trust and tax matters. In addition, Jeanette works with individual and corporate fiduciaries, families and trust beneficiaries in complex estate and trust administration matters.

Results


  • Prepared straightforward and complex estate plans for individuals with net worth ranging from five million to multiple hundred million dollars
  • Represented families in the creation and implementation of a private trust company and transition of family trusts to the new private trust company
  • Used decanting and non-judicial settlement agreements to alter multiple trusts created by multiple family members to address changed family circumstances and estate planning goals

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Recognition


  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2018 and 2019 – Trusts and Estates
  • Selected by Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s Leading Lawyers Division for 2015, 2016 and 2017 Lists of Emerging Lawyers Under Age 40 in the area of Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law

Community


  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Credentials


Education
Northwestern University School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2004
University of Georgia, BBA, magna cum laude and with honors, 2001

Admissions
Illinois

Languages
English
Spanish