Cathy Kane


Cathy Kane is a principal  in our Oak Brook, Illinois office and serves as a regional individual and trust leader.  She has been with CLA since 2006  specializing in tax and estate/gift/trust planning for corporate executives, high net worth indiviudals and family office clients.  Cathy has significant experience with family office clients and is the tax leader for Family Office Services nationally.   Cathy is passionate about servicing families and helping them achieve their goals.  


Bachelor of Business Administration,  Accounting,  Loyola University - Chicago

CPA and Certified Financial Planner.

In the community

Cathy is passionate about giving back to her community and is on the foundation board  for Northwest Community Hosptial.  

Chicago Estate Planners Council

Northwest Estate Planners Council 


CLA- Private Wealth Summit  -Estate planning techniques - Feb 2022

Northwest Estate Planning Council - Secure Act    2020 ( virtual)

Central IL Estate Planning Council  - Estate Planning  with increased Exclusion    2018

Illinois Bar association - Fiduciary income tax preparation pit falls.  2018

Northwest Estate Planning Council - Valuation discounts and estate planning mistakes -  Nov 2016

Red Mass presentation for Professional Advisors -  Estate planning mistakes     May 2015