Harvey B. Stephens

Senior Counsel

Harvey B. Stephens has been a member of the firm since 1960. He specialized in all aspects of banking law, often serving as a lecturer and an author, and is a trusted advisor to families and small businesses developing solutions to complex tax and estate planning questions. He counsels attorneys throughout the firm on a broad range of topics. He is legal counsel to the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln, Inc., and several private foundations.


  • Illinois, 1960
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1960
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1982


  • University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois (J.D. - 1960)
  • Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine (Honors: cum laude - 1955)