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March 6, 2023
By: Thomas A. Jefson

Thomas JefsonCHICAGO (MARCH 6, 2023) – Robbins DiMonte, Ltd., a full-service, nationally-recognized law firm, announced today that Thomas A. Jefson has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Succeeding former CEO Andrew M. Sachs, Jefson will oversee Robbins DiMonte’s fiscal and strategic planning while supervising day-to-day operations.

“Tom is a member of the firm’s Executive Management Committee, and has played a critical role in the evolution of Robbins DiMonte over the last year. He will be a terrific leader as we continue to advance our growth strategy while meeting our clients’ legal and business needs,” said President Riccardo A. DiMonte. “He works thoughtfully and pragmatically within the legal community and has been steadfast in ensuring the firm delivers unparalleled client services. Together with myself, and the rest of our exceptional leadership team, Robbins DiMonte will be in a great position going forward.”

“I am honored to take the Robbins DiMonte’s helm,” said Jefson. “We have a deep bench of talented attorneys and staff who are focused on achieving exceptional client results while growing our strong client relationships in the Chicagoland and Midwest areas, and strategically expanding our practices. This is an exciting time for our firm, and I’m thrilled to be leading the charge.”

A seasoned attorney with over 20 years of legal experience, Jefson concentrates his practice in the area of complex trust and estate matters, including estate planning, asset protection, probate and trust administration services, disputed trusts and estates, claims against decedents as well as designing strategies to minimize estate taxes. He regularly represents families, business owners and executives, investors and individuals in sophisticated matters to preserve wealth and protect assets that help achieve their objectives for years to come. Jefson also counsels business leaders within diverse industries in the areas of tax planning, charitable endeavors, and other business transactional matters.

In January 2022, Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd. and DiMonte & Lizak, LLC merged their Chicago-based law practices to form Robbins DiMonte, Ltd.