CHICAGO – Barnes & Thornburg LLP has announced that Stephanie Denby has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a partner in the Corporate Department and Private Client Services Practice Group. Denby comes from Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, where she was a partner in its Wealth and Succession Planning group.
Denby is the fifth attorney to join Barnes & Thornburg’s growing Chicago office since January, when the firm added products liability partner James Murdica and intellectual property partners Christopher Dolan, John Gabrielides and Philip Jones.
With more than 25 years of experience, Denby represents high-net worth individuals, family offices and corporate fiduciaries. She advises clients on complex tax issues; investment structures; acquisitions and sales of special assets; trust and probate administration issues; and charitable giving. She also serves as fiduciary consultant on litigation matters for corporate fiduciaries and interfamily disputes.
“Stephanie brings a wide range of experience in wealth management, investment structuring and a keen understanding of clients’ needs throughout all of their life stages,” said Mark Rust, managing partner of Barnes & Thornburg’s Chicago office. “She will be instrumental in strengthening our general corporate and private wealth capabilities in Chicago and nationally.”
Denby earned her J.D. from University of Michigan Law School and her bachelor’s degree from University of Chicago.
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