William E. Russell brings a unique view of corporate estate planning to his practice as a Partner in Freeborn’s Corporate Practice Group. Having learned as a young child about the importance of independence and leadership due to losses in his family, Mr. Russell works to ensure his business clients are well prepared for anything by helping them structure their business entities and advising them on ownership and governance controversies. He also helps companies to be passed along as part of an estate. In the 2019 issue of Leading Lawyers Magazine – Consumer Edition, Mr. Russell is profiled as a dedicated corporate attorney, community leader in the Village of Kenilworth, entrepreneur as the previous owner of a printing ink company and current investor in a business that tests smoke detectors, and business and law leader through his role as Co-Managing Partner of Freeborn. To read the Leading Lawyers article, “Structuring Trusts, Taxes, Transitions With Business Passion,” click here.