Roni J. Cohen is counsel in Willkie’s Private Wealth Group in Chicago. His practice includes counseling high net worth individuals and families, family owned businesses and family offices on complex estate and transfer tax planning, estate and trust administration, business succession and charitable giving. Roni also advises clients on the formation and administration of private foundations and other charitable organizations.


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Roni is a member of the Jewish United Fund’s Professional Advisory Committee.



University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2015 New York University, B.A., 2011

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 2015

Court Admissions

United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2015