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Meet The Leadership of Huck Bouma

On Behalf of | May 14, 2021 | Firm News

William J. Strons, Managing Partner
Business Services, Mergers and Acquisitions
(630) 221-1755[email protected]

William J. Strons joined Huck Bouma, PC in 2002 and currently serves as the Firm’s Managing Shareholder. Bill represents closely-held business in their corporate and tax planning matters and is involved in all aspects of business planning.  Bill regularly advises businesses and their owners on tax and succession planning, joint venture agreements, business structuring, employment contracts, and incentive compensation arrangements. He has extensive experience with limited liability companies, limited partnerships, C-corporations and S-corporations.  In addition, Bill has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, including tax-free reorganizations and restructurings.


Brett M. Dale, Shareholder

Business Counseling and Governance, Business Services, Buying and Selling Businesses, Entity Planning and Formation, Gift, Estate and Fiduciary Taxation, Taxation, Trust and Estate Administration, Trusts and Estates, Wealth Transfer and Estate Planning
(630) 221-1755[email protected]

Brett M. Dale is a Shareholder with the firm and Chairman of the Estate Planning Group. He represents highly compensated individuals and closely held businesses in various industries. Brett concentrates his practice in estate planning, estate and trust administration and corporate planning. Brett is licensed to practice in Illinois as well as in Florida.


Russell A. Adkins, Shareholder

Wealth Transfer and Estate Planning , Trusts and Estates, Asset Preservation Planning, Business Counseling and Services, Entity Planning and Formation, Business and Fiduciary Taxation, Real Estate
(630) 221-1755 | [email protected]

Russell A. Adkins is a Shareholder, focusing his practice on individuals and business owners who are in need of advanced tax planning, wealth transfer, business succession planning, family limited partnerships, LLCs or irrevocable trusts. Russ also handles various aspects of tax planning and compliance for these entities, as well as trust and estate administration. Russ has worked extensively on developing and managing Huck Bouma’s Life and Legacy Planning Group, which handles all aspects of estate planning and administration, special needs planning and elder law.


David D. O’Sullivan, Shareholder

Business Counseling and Governance, Business Services, Buying and Selling Businesses, Contract Services, Entity Planning and Formation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Taxation

(630) 221-1755[email protected]

David D. O’Sullivan has been with Huck Bouma since 1998 and became a Shareholder in 2006. Dave focuses on transactional matters and is the Co-Chair of Huck Bouma’s Corporate Practice Group.


Aaron E. Ruswick,  Shareholder

Business Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Trusts and Estates
(630) 221-1755[email protected]

Aaron E. Ruswick is a shareholder of the firm, with a practice focusing on business services, mergers and acquisitions; and trusts and estates. Such matters include business planning; tax and transactional matters; private letter rulings with the IRS; estate and gift strategies/planning; business succession planning; business disputes; and general contractual matters.