Trusts & Estates

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Overview Lawyers News Publications
11/1/2013
U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers | Awards & Rankings
Best Law Firms 2014
8/15/2013
The Best Lawyers in America | Awards & Rankings
The Best Lawyers in America 2014
11/1/2012
U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers | Awards & Rankings
Best Law Firms 2013
8/23/2012
The Best Lawyers in America | Awards & Rankings
The Best Lawyers in America 2013
11/1/2011
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Ranked a Top-Tier Firm by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers
6/10/2011
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2011: Wealth Management
6/10/2011
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis Ranked a Top-Tier Firm by Chambers & Partners
8/19/2010
Best Lawyers | Awards & Rankings
The Best Lawyers in America 2011
6/30/2010
Reuters News | Press Mentions
Navigating the Mine Field of the Modern Family
David Handler discusses developments in estate law.
6/11/2010
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2010: Wealth Management
6/7/2010
Reuters | Press Mentions
Wealth Manager - Time Running Out to Exploit Gift Tax Break
David Handler is quoted regarding U.S. gift tax rates.
3/23/2010
On Wall Street | Press Mentions
Last Minute Changes
David Handler is quoted regarding undue influence in the last-minute changing of wills.
6/12/2009
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2009: Wealth Management
5/21/2009
The New York Times | Press Mentions
Smart Giving in a Troubled Climate
David Handler is quoted regarding charitable donations in the current economic climate.
2/26/2009
The New York Times | Press Mentions
Study Estate Plans Before Laws Shift
David Handler is quoted regarding estate tax laws.
6/13/2008
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2008: Wealth Management
9/1/2007
Best Lawyers | Awards & Rankings
The Best Lawyers in America 2008
6/15/2007
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2007: Wealth Management
12/13/2006
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Named Law Firm of the Year by Chambers & Partners
10/2/2006
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP Involved in Relief Project Marking the Anniversary of the Pakistan Earthquake
5/1/2006
Chambers & Partners | Awards & Rankings
America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2006: Wealth Management
9/22/2004
The Wall Street Journal | Press Mentions
IRS Wins Key Ruling On Popular Planning Tool That Can Trim Tax Bite
The IRS won an important victory in its continuing efforts to stop the misuse of family limited partnerships in estate planning. Kirkland partner David Handler comments on how the ruling will affect estate planning and counseling.
9/22/2004
Press Releases
Kirkland & Ellis LLP Gains Experienced Trusts & Estates Lawyer
9/22/2004
The Wall Street Journal | Press Mentions
Mimic the Rich: How to Minimize Taxes and Control Your Estate Without Trusts
Kirkland partner David Handler comments on actions that the average American can take to mimic the estate planning of the wealthy without incurring the costs associated with setting up and running a trust.
5/26/2004
The Wall Street Journal | Press Mentions
Your Ex Still in Your Will? Perhaps It's Time to Visit the Lawyer's Office
Chicago partner David Handler comments on the importance of revising your will to reflect changes in your family, your assets, and your estate planning objectives.
4/1/2004
The Wall Street Journal | Press Mentions
As IRS Targets Illegal Tactics, Advisers Push Approaches That Are Less Aggressive
As the IRS cracks down on bogus tax shelters, advisers are marketing sturdier tax-saving techniques. Chicago partner David Handler comments on one such technique, the Restricted Management Accounts.
1/18/2004
Chicago Tribune | Press Mentions
Alimony OK to Fund Roth IRA
Chicago tax partner David Handler is quoted in this story on the "ins" and "outs" of Roth IRAs.
5/5/2003
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | Press Mentions
A Rare Opportunity to Think Inside the Box
Partner David Handler is quoted in this article about his unique experience in the courtroom from the perspective of the jury.
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