Meet The Team

Larissa A. Gest, MBA, JD

Larissa’s practice focuses on business and corporate planning, estate and wealth transfer planning, and trust and estate administration, primarily for high net worth families. Larissa’s experience includes advising clients on a wide variety of matters, including business planning and structuring, sophisticated income and estate tax planning, asset protection planning strategies, and negotiation of pre- and post-nuptial agreements.

Larissa’s educational background includes attaining a Bachelor of Art and Science in Psychology with emphasis on Natural Science, a Juris Doctorate (Cum Laude), and a Masters in Business Administration from Loyola University Chicago.

Prior to joining DUGGAN BERTSCH, LLC, Larissa worked at another Chicago firm where she gained considerable experience in the areas of business and corporate planning, estate planning and administration, and pre- and post-nuptial agreements.

Member, Illinois State Bar Association
Member, Chicago Bar Association
Member, Chicago Estate Planning Counsel

Larissa has also been recognized by her peers in the legal community and was named a 2021 Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine.


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