Since 1995, Vas Russis has concentrated his practice in taxation as it relates to real estate, closely held businesses, mergers and acquisitions, trusts & estates, tax disputes, tax planning, litigation, asset protection and return processing. Vas advises clients regarding tax planning, structuring, all stages of the business life cycle, generational wealth transfer, family business succession, estate planning, asset protection and litigation. As a lawyer and CPA, Vas also collaborates with other attorneys, accountants, financial advisors, bankers, and insurance professionals when they encounter matters requiring an advanced knowledge of tax law. Vas represents individuals, families and businesses across a wide range of industries including retail, manufacturing, service, farming and professional services. Vas is an active member in the Hawthorn Woods/Lake Zurich community and is a Board Member of the District 95 Educational Foundation.