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Scott M. Sattler

TEL: 312.726.8353FAX: 312.726.2657


  • Certified Public Accountant


  • M.S., Taxation, DePaul University
  • B.B.A., Accounting, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Scott Sattler is a Partner with Shepard Schwartz & Harris. Scott serves real estate developers and managers, manufacturers, construction contractors, and wealthy families. A key part of Scott's client relationships is the assistance he offers when they face significant decisions as well as daily business needs. He has extensive experience in accounting, auditing, taxation, and business consulting, including: 

  • Managing financial audits, reviews and compilations
  • Providing due diligence and consulting for mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of companies and their assets
  • Tax consulting for foreign entities with US operations and investments

  • Advising taxpayers with exposure to foreign activities, including IRS offshore voluntary disclosure reporting
  • Consulting as corporate controller for various companies, including reviewing payroll procedures, insurance, benefits, intercompany charge-backs between entities, fees and commissions
  • Analyzing and evaluating clients’ accounting, operating and internal control procedures as well as preparing management improvement recommendations outlining potential solutions
  • Assisting closely held companies and individuals with financial matters including tax planning and cash flow analysis for prospective investments
  • HUD audits and analysis

In addition to his accounting and business advisory work, Mr. Sattler is active in the firm’s continuing professional education program, speaking on a variety of tax research and planning topics. 

Mr. Sattler joined the firm in 2000 after working with one of the Big 4 accounting firms.

Professional Activity

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Illinois CPA Society
  • Chicago Estate Planning Council