Meet The Team

Clint A. Costa

andrew j. banathy, jd

Andrew J. Banathy is an associate attorney focusing his practice primarily in the areas of business and corporate law, estate and wealth transfer planning, trust and estate administration, and commercial litigation. Andrew counsels clients on ways to implement comprehensive estate and business entity planning, the creation of family office structures and vehicles, business succession planning, and corporate compliance, maintenance, and governance. His practice further entails representations and negotiations related to a broad range of business and corporate transactions. Andrew earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, graduating with a Certificate in Tax Law.  He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Mr. Bertsch frequently lectures throughout the country on a wide array of subjects including the following:

  •  “5-Minute Law School for Entrepreneurs” IgniteChicago
  • “Asset Protection Strategies for Internet Affiliate Marketers” Chicago Affiliate Meet-Up
  • “Using LLCs in Estate Planning” YLS–Estate Planning Committee of the Chicago Bar Association
  • “Fiduciary Income Taxation: The Dreaded Form 1041” Probate and Practice Committee of the Chicago Bar Association
  • “Asset Protection and Estate Planning 101: How APNs Can Benefit From the Basics” APN Midwest Conference
  • “Protecting Your Money & Your Family: Estate Planning & Asset Protection for CRNAs” NorthShore University Health System

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