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Jennifer F. Kuzminski and Samantha K. Breslow Selected to Crain’s Chicago Business 2024 Notable Women in Law


Crain’s Chicago Business named Partners Jennifer F. Kuzminski and Samantha K. Breslow to its 2024 Notable Women in Law list. The notable list recognizes women in the legal profession for their professional accomplishments, leadership roles, dedication to mentoring activities and community involvement. Congratulations Jennifer and Sam!

Jennifer F. Kuzminski | Partner | Private Client, Trusts & Estates

Jennifer advises families with generational wealth, executives, entrepreneurs and C-suite executives of middle-market businesses. She helps clients with their estate planning for tax-efficient wealth after death, assists with their not-for-profit organization formation and advises them on estate and gift tax matters.

Jennifer is also a leader in the firm, serving on various committees, and providing mentorship training and education to younger attorneys. She is passionate about philanthropic endeavors and has provided pro bono services to immigrants, low-income taxpayers and seniors. Outside of her legal career, Jennifer is a Park Ridge local and is actively involved in the Park Ridge Professionals Moms Group.

Read Jennifer’s honoree profile on Crain’s here (subscription required).

Samantha K. Breslow | Partner | State & Local Tax

Sam serves as State and Local Tax (SALT) counsel to multinational corporations, multistate middle-market businesses and high-net worth individuals. She advises clients on tax litigation and controversies involving corporate income tax, sales and use tax, franchise tax, gross receipts tax and unclaimed property.

Sam is on the Board of Directors and Chair of the Administration Committee for the Chicago Tax Club. She also serves as the Chair of the State and Local Tax Council for the Illinois State Bar Association. Sam is well-known in the SALT community and is a frequent speaker at esteemed conferences and seminars. Her presentations center around the latest developments in state and local tax, including her favorite topic of sales tax application to software for a service (SaaS).

Read Sam’s honoree profile on Crain’s here (subscription required).

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