Richard is the founding partner of HMB and a member of the firm’s Private Client, Trusts & Estates Group. He focuses his practice on business, financial and tax planning matters.
He represents a wide range of clients throughout the country including privately-held companies, corporations, family offices and high-net worth individuals. Richard helps his clients navigate complex planning issues related to income, gift and estate taxation, as well as charitable giving and business succession.
In the area of art law, Richard advises collectors and their other advisors regarding authentication, provenance, collection management, tax matters, disposition, charitable arrangements, museum options, and family gifting. As collector’s counsel, his focus is on enhancing the value of a collection by positioning exhibitions and working with dealers, auction houses, family foundations, and museums.
Strategic Planning for Businesses and Families
With a wealth of experience providing strategic business and personal planning with tax efficient results, clients appreciate his approach working with the unique needs in various family and business situations.
HMB is proud to have 16 attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers in the 2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® and the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America. Congratulations to our attorneys!
HMB is proud to announce that Jeralyn H. Baran, Richard M. Horwood and Jeffrey A. Zaluda have been selected to the 2023 Illinois Super Lawyers list. Congratulations to our team!
HMB is proud of the attorneys that have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America.
Jeffrey A. Hechtman, Richard M. Horwood, Rick S. Rein and Jeffrey A. Zaluda were named to Best Lawyers in America 2022 and Alicia A. Handy was named to the Best Lawyers 2022 Ones to Watch List.
2021 Illinois Super Lawyers John W. Guzzardo Richard M. Horwood Fred O. Marcus Jeffrey A. Zaluda 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Matthew R. Barrett Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research,…
Asian Art Council, Art Institute of Chicago, May 4, 2017 Mr. Horwood is a partner in the Trusts and Estates Group of Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered and advises collectors regarding key issues such as authentication; provenance; collection management; tax matters; disposition and charitable, museum, and family gifting. Mr. Mottier is a collector who, over the course of three decades,…
Mr. Horwood is a partner in the Trusts and Estates Group of Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered and advises collectors regarding key issues such as authentication; provenance; collection management; tax matters; disposition and charitable, museum, and family gifting. Mr. Mottier is a collector who, over the course of three decades, acquired one of the most comprehensive collections of 20th-century Japanese…