Cresset Hires DLA Piper Associate Invoice Rudnick as Common Counsel


Cresset Capital Administration, a fast-growing wealth administration agency headquartered in Chicago, employed a long-time accomplice from legislation agency DLA Piper to be their common counsel.

Invoice Rudnick, a third-generation accomplice at DLA Piper, mentioned Tuesday he joined Cresset, a consumer of his and the legislation agency’s because the wealth supervisor began in 2017.

“In a method, the choice to go away the agency was a tough one,” Rudnick informed “This was a spot the place I’ve deep connections, deep relationships and just about a lifetime of reminiscences.”

Rudnick started his profession as summer season affiliate on the legislation agency his grandfather based and, although mergers and acquisitions, turned half of what’s in the present day DLA Piper, a worldwide legislation agency with attorneys in additional than 40 nations.

Amongst different management roles on the legislation agency, Rudnick was the managing accomplice of DLA Piper’s Chicago workplace and chief of its Strategic Planning and Actual Property Technique Committees. He’ll stay in a senior counsel function with the legislation agency, which he mentioned was supportive of his determination. 

Rudnick is the most recent high-profile skilled to hitch Cresset. The agency additionally employed Michael Cole, the founder and president of U.S. Financial institution’s Ascent Personal Capital Administration, and several other workers from Wells Fargo’s Abbot Downing, on its approach to rising to greater than 60 workers in much less that two years. 

“These are actually gifted folks and they’re doing one thing actually particular and I’m simply joyful to be part of it,” he mentioned.

Cresset Capital Administration, which was co-founded by Avy Stein and Eric Becker (certainly one of’s Ten to Watch in 2019), is likely one of the fastest-growing RIAs within the nation and, as of November, had attracted greater than $three billion since its founding in June 2017.


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