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Thomas W. Abendroth

Schiff Hardin, LLP

Thomas W. Abendroth is partner in the Chicago office of Schiff Hardin, LLP, where he concentrates his practice in the fields of estate planning, federal transfer taxation, and estate and trust administration. His practice encompasses all phases of wealth preservation and transmittal, ranging from the preparation of wills and trusts to the implementation of multifaceted transactions which reorganize business holdings in order to minimize transfer taxes. Mr. Abendroth is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and has written extensively for Trusts & Estates Magazine and other legal periodicals. Mr. Abendroth is a frequent speaker at banks and professional organizations, and he has taught at the American Bankers Association National Graduate Trust School since 1990. He received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Ripon College and his J.D., magna cum laude, from Northwestern School of Law.