Kenneth F. Lorch

Kenneth Lorch

Title: Partner
Company: Hamilton Thies & Lorch LLP
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Kenneth Lorch, Partner at Hamilton Thies & Lorch LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in business, financial planning, estate administration and estate litigation.

With a strong desire to contribute to society in a positive manner, Mr. Lorch felt that a career in law would be the best way to go about this. Since 2005, he has provided his services as a partner at Hamilton Thies & Lorch LLP. He has practiced law since earning a JD from John Marshall Law School at the University of Chicago in 1976. He was admitted the same year to the Illinois bar and a year later to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. In addition, Mr. Lorch received a BSBA from Washington University in 1973 and admitted as an Illinois Certified Public Accountant in 1978. He previously served as partner in the estate planning group of Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon, LLP.

Mr. Lorch is also well known for speaking on topics concerning business succession planning and was the recipient of the Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division’s David C. Hilliard Award for his outstanding service in the legal profession. He has served on the boards of the Anti-Defamation League, the American Society of the Technicon, the Council for Jewish Elderly and the Chicago Council on Planned Giving, the Technion, the Council for Jewish Elderly and the Chicago Council on Planned Giving. In 2005 and 2006, Law & Politics and Chicago Magazine named Ken one of Illinois’ “Super Lawyers” in the area of Trusts and Estates. Furthermore, he is a member of the professional advisory committees of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, as well as an active member of the Chicago Bar Association.

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