Meet The Team

Larissa A. Gest, MBA, JD

Larissa A. Gest is a partner at DUGGAN BERTSCH, LLC and member of the firm’s Trusts & Estates and Business & Corporate practice groups.  Larissa focuses her practice on estate and wealth planning and business and corporate planning, primarily for high net worth families.  Larissa’s experience includes advising clients on a wide variety of matters, including sophisticated income and estate tax planning, asset protection planning strategies, trust and estate administration, business planning and structuring, and general corporate matters.


Larissa earned a Bachelor of Art and Science in Psychology degree from Loyola University Chicago, a Juris Doctorate degree (Cum Laude) from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and a Masters in Business Administration degree from Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business.


Larissa is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and Chicago Estate Planning Counsel.  She has also been recognized by her peers in the legal community and was named a 2021 and 2022 Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine.


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