Ilana Schwartz Bley concentrates her practice on estate planning and taxation, advising owners of small and middle-market businesses, as well as their families.

While attending law school, Ilana was a student clinician at the Loyola Business Law Clinic, assisting small business clients with legal concerns. She was president of Loyola University Chicago School of Law's Decalogue Society and served as a student articles editor of the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal. Ilana graduated law school with a Certificate in Tax Law.

Before attending law school, Ilana worked in the health care and legal funding industries.



  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Alpha Sigma Nu, 2015
  • Washington University, B.A., 2010

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois


  • Chicago Estate Planning Council (CEPC), Emerging Member