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Levun, Goodman & Cohen, LLP
500 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 650
Northbrook, Illinois 60062

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Telephone: (847) 509-7700 E-Mail:
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Mr. Levun is a partner and one of the founders of Levun, Goodman & Cohen, LLP. In addition to his role as a full-time practicing tax and business attorney, Mr. Levun is an author and educator who has developed a national reputation in the field of taxation and has served as the Chair of the Partnerships Committee of the American Bar Association's Section of Taxation and the Chicago Bar Association's Committee on Federal Taxation and the Federal Taxation Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association. Mr. Levun has been practicing law since 1970, focusing on a business and tax practice, with a concentration in the representation of closely held businesses and wealthy individuals, business structuring and estate planning. Mr. Levun is also a tax consultant to numerous CPA and law firms across the country. Click here for further information.

Areas of Practice:

Representation of closely held businesses
Partnership, LLC and S corporation taxation
Business structuring
Corporate and partnership law
Tax planning
Estate planning
Succession planning
Individual income tax planning

Professional Credentials:

Admitted to Illinois Bar
Admitted to US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Admitted to United State Tax Court
Admitted to Claims Court
AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
Certified Public Accountant-State of Illinois
Adjunct Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago Kent College of Law Graduate Tax Program


Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Passthrough Entities

Consultant to the CCH Partnership Tax Planning and Practice Guide

Author of the monthly "Partner's Perspective" column accompanying the CCH Partnership Tax Planning and Practice Guide

Co-creator and Chair of the Faculty of the nationwide annual Partnership, LLC & S Corporation Tax Planning Forum conducted since 1987-see the Web site at

Co-creator and Chair of the Faculty of the nationwide annual "Fundamentals of Flow-Through" Partnership, LLC & S Corporation Tax Seminar conducted since 1996-see the Web site at

Author of numerous professional publications and frequent lecturer at tax planning seminars


  • American Bar Association; Chair (1998-2000) and Vice-Chairman (1994-1998) of the Partnerships Committee of the Section of Taxation
  • Illinois State Bar Association; Chairman of the Federal Taxation Section Council (1984-1985)
  • Chicago Bar Association; Chairman (1993-1994) and Member of the Executive Committee (1978-1983; 1989-present) of the Committee on Federal Taxation
  • Vice Chair of the Professional Advisory Committee of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
  • Fellow in the American College of Tax Counsel


University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1970
University of Illinois - Urbana - Champaign, B.S., 1966