We are pleased to welcome Vasili D. Russis and Robert A. Shipley to the Buckley Fine team.

Vasili D. Russis

Since 1995, Vas Russis has concentrated his practice in tax law including transaction structuring, tax disputes, tax planning and return processing, which is in addition to estate planning, asset protection, litigation and corporate transactions. As a lawyer and CPA, Vas offers clients a comprehensive approach to their personal and professional matters. Vas represents individuals, families and businesses across a wide range of industries including retail, manufacturing, service, farming and professional services. He is also an active member in the Lake Zurich Community and a Board Member of the District 95 Educational Foundation.

Robert A. Shipley

For 43 years, Robert Shipley has maintained long-standing client relationships while engaged in an active litigation and trial practice, along with general business counseling. Mr. Shipley focuses his practice in civil litigation involving complex commercial, construction, insurance, professional liability and tort litigation and general business counseling, as well as Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. An experienced trial attorney, he has in excess of 100 cases to verdict and has successfully argued cases in the Illinois Appellate Court.

William Ensing and Linda Fine Co-Author Industry Leading Asset Protection Literature

With over 50 years of combined experience, William Ensing and Linda Fine recently shared some of their insights on Asset Protection with their peers in the legal community. Co-authoring the chapter “Using Offshore Trusts for Asset Protection Planning” for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education’s 2022 Edition of their Asset Protection Planning publication, Bill and Linda shared their extensive experience to provide technical training to other legal professionals. To learn more about our asset protection team, watch our video.