Gary Waitzman, JD/CPA

Gary R. Waitzman is a founding principal of the Law Offices of Gary R. Waitzman, LLC in Lincolnshire, Illinois. His practice focuses on estate planning, asset protection and wealth management.A life-long resident of the Chicago area, Gary graduated from the University of Illinois in 1973. He earned his CPA license in 1975 and his J.D. from John Marshall Law School in 1979.

He is a member of the American and Illinois Bar Association as well as the American and Illinois Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Waitzman is also actively involved in the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys ( and attends on-going training programs in this rapidly evolving area.

Mr. Waitzman spent 10 years at a regional public accounting firm and 14 years as a managing partner of a 40 attorney law firm which has enabled him to specialize in the legal, accounting and administrative needs of his clients. He co-founded his first law firm in 1983.

Mr. Waitzman has conducted numerous seminars on estate and tax planning and is the former president and director of the Village of Wheeling Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys, the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, Illinois State Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.