Partners and Associates

Partners and Associates

A hybrid team of accountants, advisors, and consultants whose collective experience and diverse backgrounds ignite ideas, reconfigure approaches, and recommend strategies and innovative solutions for our clients.

Karen Martin

1 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606

Tel: 847.580.4142



Areas of Focus

  • Individual, trust, estate and partnership tax return compliance
  • Succession and estate planning
  • Gift tax


Private Equity


DePaul University
  • Master of science degree in accountancy
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Master of science degree in civil and environmental engineering
  • Bachelor of science degree in civil and environmental engineering

Karen H. Martin, CPA

Manager, Tax

Karen Martin is a manager in Wipfli’s tax practice. She specializes in individual, family, trust, estate and gift tax compliance, planning and consulting. Karen works closely with clients and their team of trusted advisors to help them achieve their wealth management and estate planning goals. 


  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional memberships and activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) - Member
  • ICPAS Tax, Estate, Gift and Trust Committee - Member