2019 Fall Conference Speaker

Kim Kamin

Kim Kamin

Kim Kamin is a Principal and the Chief Wealth Strategist at Gresham Partners, LLC where she leads Gresham’s development and implementation of estate, wealth transfer, philanthropic, educational and fiduciary planning activities, and advises clients. Previously she was a partner in the Private Clients, Trusts and Estates Group at Schiff Hardin LLP where for many years her legal practice involved all aspects of trust and estate planning, administration, dispute resolution; advising families and their privately held businesses on a wide array of wealth preservation, asset protection and succession planning issues; and serving as counsel for the formation and operation of not-for-profit entities.

Ms. Kamin is an adjunct professor at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law where she has been awarded the William M. Trumbull Lectureship, and has taught Advanced Trusts and Estates, Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates, and Estate Planning. She is also on faculty for the Certified Private Wealth Advisor® (CPWA®) program through the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education.

Ms. Kamin is on the Editorial Advisory Board of Trusts & Estates Magazine and has posted as an "Xpert" for their IdeaXchange, http://wealthmanagement.com/author/kim-kamin. She has published on a wide variety of topics and is also a frequent lecturer in a variety of venues across the country (such as Family Office Exchange, ACTEC, Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, ALI-CLE, Purposeful Planning Institute, Chicago Estate Planning Council, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Notre Dame Tax & Estate Planning Institute, Tulane Tax Institute, and CLE International’s Visual Arts and the Law Conference).

She co-authored and co-edited the Leimberg Library book, Estate Planning for Modern Families (3rd Edition 2019 and 2nd Edition 2017).

Ms. Kamin serves on the Chicago Estate Planning Council Board of Directors as Treasurer, the Chicago Community Trust Professional Advisory Council, the Art Institute of Chicago Gift Planning Advisory Committee, the Northwestern Memorial Foundation Council for Philanthropy, the Goodman Theatre Spotlight Advisory Council, the Chicago Foundation for Women Professional Advisory Council, and the Executive Committee for the Lurie Children’s Legacy Partners. She also serves on the Chicago Stanford Association’s Board of Leaders. She is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago, where she has served on several committees.

Ms. Kamin is a Fellow with ACTEC where she co-chairs the Legal Education Committee and the Wealth Strategist and Fiduciary Counsel Subcommittee. Ms. Kamin received her B.A., with distinction and departmental honors, from Stanford University and her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. She is a 21/64 Certified Advisor.