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Greenberg Traurig

1221 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL, 33131-3224

333 SE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL, 33131-2176

Greenberg Traurig, P.A.

333 SE 2nd Ave Ste 4400
Miami, FL, 33131-2184


Practice areas


  1. Trusts: 50%
  2. Tax: 50%

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FLMember in Good Standing199506/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
ListedChambers USA2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
ListedChambers USA2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
ListedChambers USA2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
ListedChambers USA2007
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fiduciary Income Tax CommitteeMember2007 - Present
American Bar Association, Committee on Governmental SubmissionsMember2007 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate CounselRegentN/A
Florida Bar, Trust Law CommitteeMemberN/A
Florida Bar, Tax Section, Estate and Gift Tax CommitteeMemberN/A
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Estate and Gift Tax CommitteeChair2009 - 2009
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Program CommitteeMember2002 - 2004
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Nominating CommitteeMember2001 - 2002
American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section, Generation-Skipping Tax CommitteeMember2001 - 2007
Publication nameTitleDate
Estate Planning magazineFinal Regs. on Deducting Expenses and Claims under Section 2052 - Part II2010
Estate Planning magazineFinal Regs. on Deducting Expenses and Claims under Section 2052 - Part I2010
Journal of TaxationThe Impossible has Happened: No Federal Estate Tax, No GST Tax, and Carryover Basis for 20102010
Journal of TaxationTax Effects of Decanting - Obtaining and Preserving the Benefits2009
Estate Planning magazineEstate Planning in a Low Interest Rate Environment2009
Journal of TaxationFinal Regulations on Estate Tax Inclusion for GRATs and Similar Arrangements Leave Open Issues2008
Estate Planning magazineDirected Trusts: The Statutory Approaches to Authority and Liability2008
Tax Management publicationPlanning in a Low Interest Rate Environment: How Do Interest Rates Affect the Calculations in Commonly Used Estate Planning Strategies?2008
Estate Planning magazineAdventures in Allocating GST Exemption in Different Scenarios2008
Estate Planning magazineProp. Regs. on Deduction for Administration Expenses and Claims2007
Probate & Property magazine (ABA)Supercharged Credit Shelter Trust2007
Estate Planning magazineA Complete Tax Guide for Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts2007
Estate Planning magazineHow to Create and Administer a Successful Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust2007
Journal of TaxationGift-Splitting - A Boondoggle or a Bad Idea? A Comprehensive Look at the Rules2007
Tax NotesThe World's Greatest Gift Tax Mystery Solved2007
Estate Planning magazineDeemed Allocations of GST Exemption to Lifetime Transfers2007
Estate Planning magazineHandling Affirmative and Deemed Allocations of GST Exemption2007
Journal of TaxationEstate Planning for Noncitizens and Nonresident Aliens: What Were Those Rules Again?2007
BNA Tax Management LibraryBNA Tax Management Portfolio 836-Partial Interests—GRATs, GRUTs, QPRTs (Section 2702)2007
Probate & Property magazine (ABA)Drafting and Administration to Maximize GRAT Performance2006
Journal of TaxationWhat Estate Planners Need to Know about the New Pension Protection Act2006
BNA Tax Management LibraryEvaluating the Potential Success of a GRAT Against Competing Strategies to Transfer Wealth2006
Real Property, Probate and Trust JournalValuation Principles and Recent Developments, Practical Guidance for the Estate Planner1999
Journal of TaxationIRS Provides New Opportunities for Using Private Split-Dollar in a Family Context1997
Trusts & EstatesThe Transfer for Value Rule: Developments and Clarifications1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawN/ALL.M - Master of Laws1993
Yale Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Yale UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NYSBA 7th Annual Sophisticated Trust & Estate ProgramPlanning in a low interest rate environment2009
Illinois Institute of Estate PlanningEstate Planning Under a New Administration and Volatile Market condition2009
Florida Bar RPTTL SectionThe Changing World of Estate Plannings2009
Florida Bar RPTTL SectionTrusts in Florida: The Outer Limits2009
Fall Meeting of the American College of Trust & Estate CounselAn In-depth View of the Latest Technique2009
State Bar of TexasDefective Grantor Trusts2008
Southern Federal Tax InstituteEffectively Using Defective Trusts: Putting Grantors to Work2008
Sixth Annual Sophisticated Estate Planning Conference, NYSBADirected Trusts - An Overview of the Statutory Approaches to Authority and Liability2008
Philadelphia Estate Planning CounselEstate Planning for Nonresident Aliens: What Were Those Rules?2008
Dallas Bar AssociationPost Election Estate Planning or Best Planning ‘Now’ in Light of the Election Outcome2008
ALI-ABA, Skills Training for Estate PlannersDrafting Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust2008
ACTEC Summer MeetingEstate Planning in a Low Interest Rate, Down Market: Making Lemonade Out of Lemons2008
Florida BarSuper Charged Trusts2007
BNA Tax & Accounting Audioconference and Advisory Board MeetingGRATs and Competing Strategies for Effective Wealth Transfer: Evaluating Legal Issues and Investment Risks2007
ALI-ABAAdvanced Estate Planning Update2007
ACTEC Southeast Regional MeetingIs My Freeze Preferable to Your Freeze?2007
ACTEC Fall MeetingPlanning with Grantor Trusts - Structuring a Grantor Trust to Maximize the Benefits and Minimize the Risks2007
ACTEC Annual MeetingFinancial Analysis Meets Tax Planning: In-Depth GRAT Analysis and Comparison2007
41st Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate PlanningGRATs vs. Installment Sales to IDGTs: Which is the Panacea or Are They Both Pandemics?2007
22nd Annual Advanced ALI-ABA Course of Study, Sophisticated Estate Planning TechniquesComparative Shopping: GRATs, Installment Sales, and Outright Lifetime Gifts2007
IBC's International Trust & Tax Planning SummitEstate Planning for Non-Residents and Non-Citizens2006
IBC's International Trust & Tax Planning SummitPrincipal Issues Pertaining to the Transfer of Property by Gift or Testament2005
ALI-ABA, Skills Training for Estate PlannersDrafting Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts (with GST Aspects)2004
ACTEC Fall MeetingYour Money and Your Life Insurance: The Economics and the Law of Sophisticated Insurance Strategies2004
ACTEC Annual MeetingGST Fix-Ups—More Flexibility with More Complexity2003
ACTEC Florida Fellows MeetingPlanning and Drafting Under the 2001 Tax Act2001
ACTEC Summer MeetingHot Topics2000
ABA Annual MeetingProposed Generation-Skipping Tax Legislation2000
ACTEC Florida Fellows MeetingPrivate Split Dollar1999
ABA Annual MeetingGeneration-Skipping Transfer Tax: The Basics and Beyond1998
New York State Bar AssociationGifts in Estate Planning1994

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