Accredited Estate Planners®
Award received November 2017
Northern Trust Corporation

R. Hugh Magill is an Executive Vice President of Northern Trust Corporation, Chicago, where he serves as Chief Fiduciary Officer and Global Director of Trust Services. In this capacity he is responsible for Northern Trust's fiduciary services to clients nationally and internationally.

Prior to joining Northern Trust in September, 1989, Mr. Magill practiced law privately in Chicago, and worked in the Trust Department at The First National Bank of Chicago where he served as Assistant to the Chief Investment Officer. He received a BA degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and a JD degree from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he was named a distinguished alumnus in 2005.

Mr. Magill is a member of the Chicago, Illinois and American Bar Associations, the Chicago Estate Planning Council, and the Christian Legal Society. He is licensed to practice Law in Illinois and Minnesota, and he is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a faculty member of the American Bankers Association National Trust School.

Mr. Magill has lectured for the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, the Heckerling Institute, the Notre Dame Institute, the Kasner Institute, the Northwestern University Center for Family Enterprise, regional bar associations, estate planning councils, and Northern Trust, on estate and charitable planning, trust management, family governance, and fiduciary risk management.

Mr. Magill is a trustee of the Covenant Board of Pensions and Benefits, and he serves on the Boards of the Block Museum of Art, Ministry Mentors, The Chicago Sunday Evening Club, and several foundations. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Trusts & Estates magazine, and has authored articles for Trusts & Estates, Trust & Investments, and Wealth magazines.

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