Katrina Crafton Fluet - McDermott Will & Emery


Katrina (Katy) Crafton Fluet advises ultra-high-net-worth individuals, families and charities on all aspects of federal and state estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax matters, charitable planning, estate and trust administration and succession planning for closely-held companies. Katy frequently counsels clients on the structure and implementation of complex, leveraged wealth-transfer techniques, often with a focus on state income tax planning. In addition, she has extensive experience in planning for qualified small business stock (QSBS) and cryptocurrency.

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  • Chambers High Net Worth, California (Northern): Private Wealth Law, 2020–2023


  • California Lawyers Association’s Trusts and Estates Executive Committee, Member
  • GeoKids, Treasurer and Board Member
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Philanthropic Advisory Board Member
  • University of Illinois Department of Mathematics, Alumni Board Member, 2018–2021
  • AIDS Legal Council of Chicago, Board of Ambassadors, 2012–2013


University of Illinois College of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 2006
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BS, 2001


Courts / Agencies
US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois