William G. Daluga, Jr. has practiced law with an emphasis on estate and income tax planning, compliance and controversies at all levels for individuals, entities, estates and trusts for over 30 years. He also focuses on various commercial business transactions including real estate development, investments, and mergers and acquisitions as integrated into tax and estate planning with wealth transfer planning. He represents many high net worth individuals and families, professionals, entrepreneurs, and retail and service business owners (including law firms). Many of Bill’s clients have been with him for over 25 years including the second and third generations of many families.
He has authored and lectured on Tax Opinions for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education.
Bill graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a B.S. in Accounting. After graduating from the University of Illinois and obtaining his CPA license, which he still maintains in good standing, he received his Master of Science in Taxation from DePaul University and his J.D. from Loyola University. He worked for several years for the Internal Revenue Service, attaining the highest level for an auditor (GS-13) at 28 years of age. During Bill’s tenure at the Internal Revenue Service he served for a time as “District Technical Coordinator” for the Chicago Office coordinating National Office issues and directives as applied to specific local cases. At the same time, Bill audited several of Chicago’s Fortune 100 companies and their subsidiaries across the United States.
Mr. Daluga is on the Board of Directors at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest, Illinois and serves as a member of the Audit Committee for the entire Northwestern Memorial Hospital organization.
Bill also coached traveling soccer for many years and arranged for his team – Chicago Pegasus – to play Real Madrid U-13 and other teams in Spain. Bill completed the first Bud Light Triathlon in Chicago in 1983 and successfully completed two (2) Chicago Marathons as well as a half Iron Man Triathlon in Springfield, Illinois.
In addition to being licensed to practice law in Illinois, Bill is also licensed in Florida, New York, Colorado, and Wisconsin.