March 7, 2022 / Press Release

Raquel Sportel joins Porter Wright’s Chicago office

Porter Wright is proud to announce that Raquel Sportel has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a senior attorney. Raquel will assist clients with trust and estate planning, administration and litigation.

“We are pleased to welcome Raquel to our Chicago team,” shared Robert Hermes, partner-in-charge of Porter Wright’s Chicago office. “Her experience in estate planning, administration and litigation, alongside her commitment to protecting her clients’ best interests, will be of great value across our firm and clientele.”

Raquel works with families and individuals to develop estate plans, focusing on wealth preservation and tax planning tailored to each client’s needs and long-term goals. Raquel also represents trustees, executors, beneficiaries and heirs in connection to the administration of trusts and estates and related litigation.

Raquel’s prior work experience includes a position at a boutique law firm in the Greater Chicago Area where she worked as an attorney focusing on estate planning, administration and litigation. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. Raquel completed her B.A. at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her J.D. at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, where she serves as an alumni mentor.