Sarah Kerr Severson has significant experience in estate, trust, and guardianship litigation and administration, business succession planning, special needs planning, wealth transfer planning, and charitable foundation and exempt organization litigation and administration. Her clients include family groups and individuals, business entities and corporate fiduciaries.
She works with clients to develop comprehensive estate plans, business succession plans and charitable planning techniques. Ms. Severson develops plans which maximize and protect wealth while minimizing transfer taxes, and which implement her clients' familial, philanthropic and other non-tax objectives.
Ms. Severson is a frequent lecturer on a wide range of estate planning topics. Her audiences include the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education (IICLE), employer-sponsored seminars, corporate clients, professional advisory groups and Young Investors Networks.