||Michael S. Strauss is a partner with Strauss and Malk, LLP, Northbrook, Illinois.
He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison, DePaul University (MBA) and Chicago Kent College of Law. He is admitted to practice in Illinois and is a member of the Order of the Coif. He concentrates his practice in estate and trust planning, including tax reduction, asset protection and wealth succession; business transactions and real estate; and technology licensing and contracting. He co-authors Estate and Gift Planning for the Business Owner, which is part of RIA's Tax Advisors Planning System, and authors Checklist 10 5, Life Insurance Arrangements, part of West Group's Legal Checklists.