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Ron E. Webb focuses on estate and wealth transfer planning, business planning, estate and gift tax planning, asset protection planning and trust and estate administration, with an emphasis on the private client. He regularly counsels clients on matters related to family legacy planning and the minimization of estate tax and offers advice and counsel to help families protect their assets. Ron regularly works with families who have disabled family members and counsels on areas of special needs planning.
Ron earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Loyola University of Chicago. He earned his Juris Doctor from John Marshall Law School in Chicago where he graduated Cum Laude.
Ron is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and is the past chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Probate Practice Committee. He is also a member of the Illinois Bar Association and the Chicago Estate Planning Council.
During law school, Ron published “Borders Online, LLC v. State Board of Equalization: It’s Time for Congress to Weigh the Possibilities of this California Decision” in the John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law, Volume XXIV Number 4, Summer, 2006. Ron also published an article in the March/April 2014 Issue of the American Bar Association GP Solo Magazine entitled “Special Needs Trust Planning.” Ron regularly presents to attorneys and other groups on topics related to estate and wealth planning and asset protection planning.
Ron was named a Top 100 Attorney by the National Advocates in 2015, a 2015 Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers and a 2016 Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyers magazine.
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On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) proposed a new rule that would prohibit non-compete provisions for workers and require employers to rescind existing non-competes. The proposed rule would apply to all employees, independent contractors, and consultants. The broad proposed rule would apply even to senior level executives and could potentially implicate agreements […]
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Dear Clients and Colleagues, As the fourth quarter of 2022 is drawing to a close, we recommend that you review your comprehensive wealth planning and business structures to ensure that it is consistent with your long-term objectives. While the recent mid-term election results are still not final, with a Senate run-off left in Georgia, it […]
As indicated above, the recent changes to congressional control following the mid-term elections will likely mean a stalemate in Congress for the next 2 years with respect to any meaningful tax legislation. This means that from an estate planning perspective, the increased lifetime exemptions enacted as part of TCJA will continue to be available for […]
The relationship between individual taxpayers and their businesses continue to offer opportunity for effective tax savings, including the use in certain circumstances of C corporation structures to arbitrage tax rates, allow for greater deductions and potentially offer savings on an exit. However, much tax planning continues to focus on accessing these benefits before they sunset […]
The TCJA imposed a $10,000 limitation on individual’s deduction for payment of state and local taxes in itemizing their deductions. For many high taxed states, this resulted in significant limitations on state income and property tax deductibility and resulted in an effort to find a workaround from the legislation to allow for deductibility. Most states […]
The conference took place in Nashville from October 11-13, 2022. Tim spoke on the Terms & Conditions Power Panel. CLICK HERE for a recap on part 1 of the Terms & Condition Power Panel: https://www.ieba.org/2022panelrecaps/terms-amp-conditions-power-panel-part-1-insurance-and-employment-practices CLICK HERE for a recap on part 2 of the Terms & Condition Power Panel: https://www.ieba.org/2022panelrecaps/terms-amp-conditions-power-panel-part-2-contracts-and-yet-another-discussion-of-cois CLICK HERE for a […]
When a professional baseball player is accused of using performance-enhancing drugs (“PEDs,” inclusive of hormones for purposes of this article), the implications can be catastrophic.