Welcome to a series introducing the women who were nominated by professionals and will be honored at "The Rad Women Celebration: Being Rad for Social Change." The event is hosted by the Women‚Äôs Fund of Greater Milwaukee and will take place on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Italian Conference Center.
Amalia Todryk has worked as an attorney for Quarles & Brady for almost 10 years and serves as a partner in the Trust and Estates group. She focuses on estate planning and wealth preservation strategies for individuals, small business owners and professionals with a particular focus on business succession planning for closely-held businesses.
"Helping a business successfully go from one generation to the next is the goal," says Todryk.
Todryk was named an "Up and Coming Lawyer" by the Wisconsin Law Journal, holds leadership roles in the Milwaukee Bar Association Trusts & Estate Section and several other civic and professional groups, including the United Way Planned Giving Advisory Committee, Wisconsin Humane Society Board of Directors, Junior League of Milwaukee and The Service Club of Milwaukee.
Todryk received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and is a Marquette University Law School graduate. She currently lives on the East Side with her husband.
"I love Milwaukee, especially the lake. Waking up and seeing a large body of water is a great way to start your day," says Todryk.
OnMilwaukee: What do you enjoy the most about your work?
Amalia Todryk: I enjoy working with individuals and helping families, whether it‚Äôs with tax planning or what they wish to have happen with their assets at death, I get a lot of gratitude serving in an advisory role for a family.
My job is also rewarding on the business side because a lot of these business owners have worked their entire career to make their business a success and they want it to carry on after their death.
My families look at me not just for estate and tax advice, but other areas in their lives …Read more...