Stuart Duhl

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Stuart Duhl

Stuart serves as a business and legal counselor to his clients assists business owners with a variety of tax and corporate problems, and plays a major role in planning objectives for the future of their businesses. He also represents a number of family-owned businesses and assists them with succession planning and other family business issues. In the non-profit organization area, Mr. Duhl advises clients on obtaining tax-exempt status and setting strategic planning goals to meet charitable objectives.

His business clients range in size from small, one or two-person operations, to those with sales of over one hundred million dollars and include a variety of industries, including: construction, real estate, multi-level sales, debt collection, retail sales, commercial cleaning, moving, technology, and food brokerage.

Stuart has assisted companies with their business strategies in China as a former member of the executive committee of the China Alliance.  He also acts as a mediator in business disputes.

Stuart is an adjunct professor of law at Loyola University Law School in Chicago teaching courses in Federal Income Taxation, Corporate and Tax Ethics, and Tax Audits, Procedure and Ethics.


  • University of California at Berkeley and Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1965
  • John Marshall Law School , LL.M., Taxation, 1968
  • Northwestern University, B.S., cum laude, 1962


  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Chicago Council of Lawyers
  • Attorneys for Family Held Enterprises (AFHE)
  • Association for Conflict Resolution, Chicago Chapter
  • Association of Attorney-Mediator


  • Illinois Supreme Court

Awards & Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America© in Tax Law (2005 to present)
  • Leading Lawyers Network

Speeches & Publications

  • Speaker at various Chicago Bar Association Committee programs
  • Speaker at various IICLE programs

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