Dan Stefani is recognized nationally for his innovation in both
litigation and settlement of financial issues pertaining to matrimonial
law, particularly those that require detailed analyses of complex
transactions and business valuations. His work on behalf of mainly high
net worth clients, as well as spouses of high net worth individuals,
involves valuations of closely held corporations, partnerships and other
entities, child custody and support issues, as well as paternity and
Mr. Stefani is an active member of The Chicago Bar Association, the
American Bar Association and the Justinian Society of Lawyers.
Mr. Stefani has written numerous articles relating to matrimonial
law for Chicago Lawyer Magazine, the Family Law Handbook, the Illinois
Institute of Continuing Legal Education, the ABA Family Law Advocate and
other organizations’ publications.
He has lectured extensively on topics including the role of
accountants as expert witnesses, business valuations, grandparent
visitation rights and the Illinois Supreme Court Rules for proper
disclosure of witnesses. He has also taught classes at the Loyola
University Chicago School of Law and the IIT Chicago-Kent College of
Prior to launching Katz & Stefani, Mr. Stefani was a partner at
Schiller DuCanto and Fleck, as well as Berger Schatz, two of the
nation’s largest matrimonial law firms.