Amalia L. Todryk, Partner


Amalia Todryk is Chair of the firm's Estate, Trust & Wealth Preservation Groups in Milwaukee and Madison. Amalia’s practice focuses on:

  • Creating tax efficient general estate plans and preparing wills, trusts, marital agreements and powers of attorney to carry them out.
  • Implementing sophisticated gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax planning techniques to minimize the impact of taxes on transfers of wealth from generation to generation.
  • Counseling owners of family and closely held businesses on succession planning and ownership structures designed to facilitate gift and estate planning transfers.
  • Administering estates and trusts and advising personal representatives and trustees on fiduciary duties and income tax and accounting matters.
  • Preparing and defending on audit federal and state estate tax, gift tax and fiduciary income tax returns.
  • Assisting with charitable estate planning techniques.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Marquette University Law School (J.D., 2003)
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award
    • Federal Taxation of Corporations & Shareholders
    • St. Thomas More Scholarship Awarded for all three years
  • University of Michigan (B.A., 2000)
    • Member of the Varsity Women's Cross Country and Track teams
    • Big Ten Academic All American (1996–1997)

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Trusts & Estate Section (Vice Chair, September 2015 - June 2016)
  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Trusts & Estate Section (Program Chair, September 2014 - June 2015)
  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Trusts & Estate Section (Chair, September 2013 - June 2014)
  • United Way Planned Giving Advisory Committee (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Wisconsin Bar Association (Member)
  • Milwaukee Estate Planning Forum, Ltd. (Member)
  • Professional Dimensions (Member)
  • Wisconsin Humane Society (Board of Directors)
  • Junior League of Milwaukee (Member)
  • The Service Club of Milwaukee (Member)

Professional Recognition

  • Named Best Lawyers® 2018 Milwaukee Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers® 2016-present (Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates)
  • Selected as a Rad Milwaukee Woman by the Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee (2016)
  • Selected for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers®–Rising Stars Editions 2010–2011 (Estate Planning & Probate)
  • Selected as 1 of 26 "Up and Coming Lawyers" in Wisconsin by the Wisconsin Law Journal (2010)