Clark Hill PLC, Chicago
Ray J. Koenig III is a member in Clark Hill’s Litigation and Personal Legal Services Practice Groups. Ray also serves in leadership roles within the firm, which includes serving as the Managing Member of Clark Hill’s Chicago office and on the firm’s Executive Committee.
Ray has represented individuals, families, financial institutions, medical institutions, and governmental organizations in all areas of his practice. Ray has extensive trial, appellate and mediation experience in state and federal courts. Ray is frequently appointed Guardian Ad Litem and defense counsel by judges in complicated guardianship matters; he is also appointed Special Administrator by judges in problematic probate matters. Ray has also been retained as an expert witness in multiple guardianship and probate matters.
Ray is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and previously served as a member of its Fiduciary Litigation Committee. Ray was named an Illinois Leading Lawyer in Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, having been nominated by his peers as one of the top 5% of practitioners in this state. Ray also received an “AV®” Preeminent Rating by his peers through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating, and has been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as a Trust and Estate Litigation Super Lawyer or Rising Star in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017. Ray was selected from over 1,350 nominations as one of the 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch in 2013 by the publisher of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer.
Ray was profiled in an article titled “A Fierce Advocate for LGBT Rights” written by Dustin J. Seibert in Leading Lawyers Magazine – Consumer Edition for 2016.
For additional information about Ray J. Koenig III and his practice, please visit www.clarkhill.com/people/ray-j-koenig-iii