Working in the business, financial and tax planning field as a lawyer for more than 30 years, Tom Korman has extensive experience in representing entrepreneurs, investors, families and family businesses and institutions.

Tom, who is also a Certified Public Accountant, represents clients in a variety of industries, including insurance, homeland security, cheese manufacturing, technology, mines and minerals, banking and consulting services. His representation includes a variety of sophisticated transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, mergers, reorganizations, and recapitalizations.

Tom’s practice has a further emphasis on the development and implementation of long-term wealth transfer, family business, succession planning and charitable goals.

Tom has been recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer and has been recognized as an Illinois Leading Lawyer in the areas of Closely & Privately Held Business Law, Business Tax Law and Individual Tax Law.



  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1974
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., 1969

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois