October 5, 2022

Volume XII, Number 278

Ryan M. Harding

Ryan M. Harding is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Chicago office.

Ryan focuses his practice on tax, estate planning, and family and closely held business governance and succession issues.  He also regularly advises family offices on a wide range of business, corporate, real estate and tax matters.  Ryan frequently represents clients on complex estate administration and sophisticated wealth transfer planning as well as the formation and operation of private trust companies. 

Ryan is active in the Firm’s Estate, Trust and Guardianship Controversy group, and he often appears in court on behalf of clients for probate, estate, trust and guardianship administration.  He also has successfully represented taxpayers on contested tax matters through audits, administrative appeals and litigation.  In the fall of 2009, Ryan appeared before the Illinois Supreme Court to argue a case regarding the application of the Illinois state death tax.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Ryan M. Harding