Berger, Newmark & Fenchel PC
1753 North Tripp Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60639
Tel: 312-704-7228 (direct)
Tel: 312-782-5050 (main)
William J. Franko, Vice President of Berger,
Newmark & Fenchel PC, grew up in Orland Park,
Illinois. He graduated from The University of Notre Dame in 1993.
William received his law degree from Loyola University Chicago in
1997 and a L.L.M. in Taxation from The John Marshall Law School in
After law school, William worked in
Frankfurt, Germany as part of the legal services network of a
major U.S. accounting firm, advising international clients on U.S.
corporate and tax matters. He is fluent in German and has been
awarded the Certificate of International Business German from the
German Chambers of Industry and Commerce.
returning to Chicago, William has concentrated his practice in the
areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, and
the representation of closely-held businesses.
William is an active member of the Chicago Estate Planning
Council, Chicago Bar Association and Illinois Bar Association.
William and his wife, Jennifer, reside in La Grange, Illinois with
their three sons.
Estate Planning, Probate & Trust