Thomas F. McGuire

Thomas F. McGuire

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (312) 876-7195
Fax: (312) 876-6295

Primary Office

Chicago
161 North Clark Street
Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60601

Thomas F. McGuire

Thomas McGuire's practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, and taxation. Thomas has substantial experience representing a broad range of individuals, financial institutions and tax-exempt organizations in connection with their estate planning and administration needs. He also is involved in obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status for charitable organizations. Thomas regularly handles complex issues involving individual and fiduciary income tax, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes. A substantial portion of his practice is devoted to business and succession planning for family-owned and other closely-held businesses. He is involved in handling a diverse range of matters in the Elder Law area, including guardianships; health care and property powers of attorney; living wills; revocable and irrevocable trusts; Medicaid, Medicare and social security issues; and the review of agreements with nursing homes, retirement homes, and "life care" facilities.

Thomas is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Credentials and Accolades

Memberships and Affiliations

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (National and Illinois Chapters)

Chicago Estate Planning Council

Chicago Bar Association

Illinois State Bar

Association American Bar Association

Education

J.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985, magna cum laude

  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Order of the Coif
  • James Scholar
  • Recipient of the Rickert Scholarship in Legal Writing

B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1982

Bar Admissions

Florida
Illinois
United States Tax Court

Thomas McGuire's practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, and taxation. Thomas has substantial experience representing a broad range of individuals, financial institutions and tax-exempt organizations in connection with their estate planning and administration needs. He also is involved in obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status for charitable organizations. Thomas regularly handles complex issues involving individual and fiduciary income tax, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes. A substantial portion of his practice is devoted to business and succession planning for family-owned and other closely-held businesses. He is involved in handling a diverse range of matters in the Elder Law area, including guardianships; health care and property powers of attorney; living wills; revocable and irrevocable trusts; Medicaid, Medicare and social security issues; and the review of agreements with nursing homes, retirement homes, and "life care" facilities.

Thomas is also a Certified Public Accountant.