Gregory A. Frezados has been admitted to practice law in Illinois since 1994, after graduating from Tulane University School of Law. His practice includes trust and estate planning, corporate and exempt organization formation, as well as corporate financing and employment agreements. Greg designs estate planning strategies, including family business succession, income tax planning, philanthropy and asset protection plans, for wealthy individuals including executives, philanthropists and professional athletes, families, family offices, and other family enterprises. He develops and administers sophisticated, multigenerational strategies for large and small families. For many years, he has also represented many fiduciaries and beneficiaries in contested and uncontested probated estates.

Greg has often presented and published on effective and complex estate planning strategies, the operations of family foundations and public charities, and life insurance planning. Prior to the practice of law, he spent many years as a trust administrator for large, multigenerational trusts, as well as a financial advisor with a global investment management firm. Greg has advised many local and national charitable entities and has volunteered on many boards in the areas of social justice, the arts, and community development.


  • Partner

Areas Of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Business, Commercial and Corporate Law
  • Probate
  • Corporate Securities and Transactions
  • Charitable and Professional Exempt Organizations
  • Real Estate Transactions


  • Illinois State Bar, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1994


  • Tulane University School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1994
  • Juris Doctor
  • Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, 1990
  • Bachelor of Arts, History

Presentations/Published Works

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois CPA Society
  • Chicago Community Trust
  • Taxation of Exempts Magazine

Legal Affiliations

  • American Bar Association – Member, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • Chicago Bar Association – Member, Trust Law Committee; former Chair, Federal Taxation Committee’s Subcommittee on Exempt Organizations; former chair, Young Lawyers Section:2005-2006 David C. Hilliard Award for Outstanding Committee Service (Co-Chair, Estate Planning Committee)