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Gerald A. Weber

Member

(312) 938-4050

Gerald A. Weber

Member

Gerald-Weber-cropped-2022010031_BD_J_Weber_113-1.jpg

Gerald A. Weber

Member

(312) 938-4050

EDUCATION

University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1963

University of Michigan, B.B.A., 1960

BAR ADMISSIONS

Illinois

CONTACT INFO

Phone: (312) 938-4050
Fax: (312) 300-5541

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About Gerald A. Weber

Gerry Weber works closely as a practicing attorney and Certified Public Accountant with his clients. Drawing upon 50 years of experience in the tax, financial, real estate, corporate, family and business planning fields, Gerry helps his clients achieve their goals in each of those areas.

Gerry has extensive experience representing families, entrepreneurs, investors and business enterprises. He assists his clients in the development and implementation of their long-term business, financial, charitable, and estate and family planning goals including appraisals, cash flow analysis, federal and state tax, risk management, employee compensation and retirement matters.

Because of his multi-dimensional training and experience, it accords Gerry the opportunity to assist clients in achieving environmental, social and governance objectives that ultimately leads his clients to deliver better outcomes in their business and ownership capacities.

Gerry has served as a director, trustee and advisor to many families, as well as numerous public charities and family charitable foundations.

PRACTICE AREAS

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS


  • Charitable planning for families including foundations, donor advised funds, charitable trusts that are funded over multi year periods.
  • Deferred tax planning strategies involving installment sales, tax free exchanges, opportunity zone acquisitions, inter family sales involving loans, preferred and common ownership interests.
  • Utilizing available discounts and compensation strategies supported by appropriate discounts/appraisals.
  • Tax free mergers/acquisitions, spin offs, debt refinancing transactions.
  • Management compensation planning for private companies.
  • Corporate/business tax free liquidations.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Gerry Weber is a member of the Leading Lawyers 2023 Advisory Board. He has been recognized since 2022 by Leading Lawyers in the areas of Closely/Privately Held Business Law, Tax Law: Business, Tax Law: Individual, and Trusts, Wills, and Estate Planning.

ACTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATIONS

  • U.S. Army Military Police Service 1963 – 1969
  • Jewish Vocational Services, Board of Directors 1978 – 1988
  • Anti-Defamation League, Board of Directors 1989 – 1997
  • Erikson Institute, Board of Directors 1998 – 2009