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Businesses in Naperville, IL and across northern Illinois rely on The Gierach Law Firm for outstanding legal services from an expert business law, tax law, and estate planning lawyer.


The Gierach Law Firm’s founding estate planning and business attorney, Denice Gierach, has more than 30 years of legal and business experience. In addition to her law degree, Ms. Gierach is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and earned her Master’s Degree in Business Management through the Kellogg School’s Executive Master’s Program. In part due to these solid credentials, Chicago’s The Business Ledger named Naperville business lawyer Denice Gierach one of twenty "Influential Women in Business" in 2008.


Denice Gierach also authored a popular monthly column in the Naperville Sun and Aurora Beacon, using her expertise as a seasoned estate planning attorney and business lawyer to cover all aspects of business, tax, and estate planning law, and has had numerous articles on business topics published in The Business Ledger.


In addition to Illinois state court, Ms. Gierach has practiced before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.


Many clients rely upon Ms. Gierach's experience and knowledge as a business attorney and estate planning attorney to counsel them in preventative law, i.e., how to avoid costly litigation. They also appreciate her ability to see the big picture and the client's bottom line when advising and representing them in business disputes.


 

   

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