Ben M. Roth

Shareholder
Chicago
70 West Madison Street
Suite 3000
Chicago, IL 60602
P 312.582.1676
F 312.580.1201
P 312.582.1676 | F 312.580.1201



Overview

Ben concentrates his practice in estate planning, probate, asset protection planning, federal taxation and retirement benefit planning. He has lectured on many aspects of tax planning and has written numerous articles and a book on the subject. Ben is a regular contributor to several peer and professional journals. His articles have appeared in many publications, including Journal of Taxation, The Practical Accountant, Medical Economics, American Bar Association Journals and Chapter 4 of Callaghan & Co. He previously served four years as an agent with the Internal Revenue Service in Chicago, Illinois.

Services

Education

  1. University of Illinois, Champaign, B.S.
  2. University of Illinois, Champaign, M.B.A.
  3. Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, J.D.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
  2. Illinois
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  2. U.S. Tax Court

Recognitions

  • Selected as an "Illinois Leading Lawyer" for Tax Law: Individual, Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law (2013 - Present)
  • Highest AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory in Estate Planning and Probate (2012 - Present)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member and Officer of Trust Law Committee & Employee Benefits Committee and Lecturer (2018)
  • American Bar Association, Member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Leading Lawyers Network (2013 - Present)
Community Affiliations
  • Chicago Opera Board, Associate Member

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Now That We’ve Seen the Eclipse, It’s Time To Plan for the TCJA Sunset (May 6, 2024)
    IRS Issues Inflation Adjustments for 2024 (Nov 13, 2023)
    Saving for College While Also Saving for…Retirement? (Oct 10, 2023)
    Rising Inflation Affects Ceilings on Retirement Contributions, Transfer Tax Credits and Income Tax Brackets for 2023 (Oct 25, 2022)
    What You Should Know About Proposed Estate Tax Law Changes (Sep 7, 2021)
  2. Firm News
    Roetzel's Chicago Office Announces Leading Tax Lawyers (Feb 22, 2016)
    Roetzel's Chicago Office Expands with Addition of 11 Attorneys (Apr 30, 2015)

Overview

Ben concentrates his practice in estate planning, probate, asset protection planning, federal taxation and retirement benefit planning. He has lectured on many aspects of tax planning and has written numerous articles and a book on the subject. Ben is a regular contributor to several peer and professional journals. His articles have appeared in many publications, including Journal of Taxation, The Practical Accountant, Medical Economics, American Bar Association Journals and Chapter 4 of Callaghan & Co. He previously served four years as an agent with the Internal Revenue Service in Chicago, Illinois.

Education

  1. University of Illinois, Champaign, B.S.
  2. University of Illinois, Champaign, M.B.A.
  3. Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, J.D.

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
  2. Illinois
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  2. U.S. Tax Court

Recognitions

  • Selected as an "Illinois Leading Lawyer" for Tax Law: Individual, Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law (2013 - Present)
  • Highest AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory in Estate Planning and Probate (2012 - Present)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member and Officer of Trust Law Committee & Employee Benefits Committee and Lecturer (2018)
  • American Bar Association, Member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Leading Lawyers Network (2013 - Present)
Community Affiliations
  • Chicago Opera Board, Associate Member

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Now That We’ve Seen the Eclipse, It’s Time To Plan for the TCJA Sunset (May 6, 2024)
    IRS Issues Inflation Adjustments for 2024 (Nov 13, 2023)
    Saving for College While Also Saving for…Retirement? (Oct 10, 2023)
    Rising Inflation Affects Ceilings on Retirement Contributions, Transfer Tax Credits and Income Tax Brackets for 2023 (Oct 25, 2022)
    What You Should Know About Proposed Estate Tax Law Changes (Sep 7, 2021)
  2. Firm News
    Roetzel's Chicago Office Announces Leading Tax Lawyers (Feb 22, 2016)
    Roetzel's Chicago Office Expands with Addition of 11 Attorneys (Apr 30, 2015)