Stacy C.W. Saunders is an attorney serving Of Counsel with the firm of Thomas J. Dwyer & Associates since June 2020. She received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and her Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois and is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association. Her practice will focus on estate planning and estate administration.
Stacy began her career as an associate in the Office of the General Counsel for the Chicago Housing Authority where she provided legal counsel and managed a litigation caseload including complex litigation. She then moved into research and management roles with the YMCA of the USA where she developed management consulting services and products, including charitable giving and financial analysis resources, for tax-exempt organizations nationwide.
Stacy serves as Vice President of the Kiwanis Club of River Forest-Oak Park and sits on the Advocacy Council for Women Employed, Illinois. She lives in River Forest with her husband, Joe, and three sons, Jacob, Nathan, and Sammy. She enjoys ballroom dancing with her husband, engaging in scientific dialogue with her sons, and traveling to visit her sisters in Philadelphia, Houston, and Kansas.