Marshall is a founding partner of the firm and strategic advisor for diverse clients with substantial business and personal interests worldwide. He manages a broad range of complex transactions and strategies for corporate and individual clients, including mergers and acquisitions, estate planning, federal, state and international tax controversies and venture capital transactions.
A significant portion of Marshall’s practice is devoted to developing estate planning and business strategies for families where he is trusted with his clients’ most sensitive matters. He advises many of the wealthiest United States and international families on sophisticated wealth preservation issues, succession planning, multigenerational transfers, premarital planning, family office and private trust company matters. Marshall also has been involved in the acquisition and disposition of major art collections and has structured and implemented significant gifts and endowments to prominent universities, medical schools and other charitable organizations.
Marshall is also highly regarded for his business acumen. He serves as a member of the board of directors for Sally Beauty Holdings (NYSE) and many private companies. He frequently serves as trustee for many families. Marshall has been named one of The Best Lawyers in America by his peers for 30 years. Marshall has been a speaker at the University of Chicago Tax Conference and received the American Jewish Committee’s Judge Learned Hand Award, recognizing his outstanding leadership in the legal profession and the community. In 2019 he became the recipient of the prestigious Jerold S. Solovy Torch of Learning Award.
- The Best Lawyers in America, recommended in “Corporate Law” and “Tax Law” since 1991
- Illinois Super Lawyers, recommended in “Securities & Corporate Finance” from 2007-2015
- Chicago Magazine, “Five Star Wealth Manager,” 2012
- American Friends of the Hebrew University, “Jerold S. Solovy Torch of Learning Award,” 2019
- American Jewish Committee, “Judge Learned Hand Award,” 2006