Eric H. Jostock

Eric H. Jostock is the president of the law firm of Jostock & Jostock, P.C.  He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1990 with a Juris Doctor where he was an Associate Editor of Law Review, received the Ricketts Award for Academic Excellence and was a member of the Illinois Order of Coif. Eric graduated from the University of Iowa undergraduate in 1987 with a Bachelor of Business.  Mr. Jostock has been practicing law since 1990.

Eric is not only the firm’s President, but he also takes a very active role in the firm’s day to day legal affairs, specifically those related to complex wealth planning and corporate representation.  He has been representing various individuals and corporate clients for approximately twenty years and is responsible for handling all of their wealth management, transactional, business and employment legal needs. Mr. Jostock has handled multimillion dollar commercial and industrial real estate transactions, 1031 exchanges and reverse exchanges, the full gambit of intricate employer-employee relationship matters as well as numerous multimillion dollar mergers, acquisitions and asset purchases for corporate clients.

In addition to comprehensive corporate representation, Eric’s other main focus is in the area of estate and succession planning. Mr. Jostock utilizes his twenty years of estate planning experience and expertise in taxation law to help clients generate and implement estate plans designed to minimize tax exposure, maximize multigenerational wealth transfer mechanisms and see that the client’s testamentary wishes are carried out as efficiently as possible.  Eric has been involved with estate plans consisting of tens of millions of dollars, four generations of family members and numerous complex assets such as family held businesses, which require him to utilize his expertise in corporate law, taxation planning, real estate law and estate planning to adequately protect the client’s interests and carry out the client’s wishes to the greatest extent possible under the law.

Mr. Jostock is licensed to practice law in the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Florida and California. He is also licensed to practice before the United States Federal Court of the Northern District of Illinois and the United States Tax Court.