Lucy Bickford


Lucy Bickford is a partner at Schiff Hardin LLP. She advises on a range of estate and trust related activity: ensuring plans appropriately reflect the family dynamic and unique assets, preserving wealth, administering estates and trusts, and resolving disputes. She also prepares prenuptial agreements, restructures existing trusts, uses nonjudicial settlement agreements, addresses cross-border planning issues, advises on retirement benefits, and helps to value closely-held companies. Lucy strives to truly understand her families’ interpersonal relationships. As a trusted adviser, her talent in capturing the family dynamic helps her develop plans that honor the family's values and desires. Her clients include individuals, multi-generation family groups, surviving spouses, and corporate and individual executors and trustees.  She currently teaches Estate Planning in the spring semester for Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Tax Program.

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