Scott A. Bowman’s practice focuses on providing personal tax and estate planning counseling to wealthy individuals and families, advising them on structuring their wealth to minimize income, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes over multiple generations. He advises on trustee and family governance structures throughout the estate and trust administration process to preserve business enterprises and manage potentially sensitive family circumstances.
Scott is experienced in handling international aspects of tax and estate planning for multi-national families, advising non-US citizens who are considering immigrating to the United States, investing into US financial and real estate markets or transferring wealth to US beneficiaries by gift or inheritance. Scott also advises US clients living or investing abroad and with regard to US expatriation.
Chambers High Net Worth, District of Columbia Private Wealth, 2017 to present
Private Client Global Elite, “Ones to Watch,” 2018 and 2019, Legal Week
The Best Lawyers in America, 2018 – 2021
Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2016 to 2017
Legal Bisnow Washington, DC, Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, 2016
Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association: Co-Chair of the Income and Transfer Tax Planning Group (2019 to present); Vice Co-Chair of the Income and Transfer Tax Planning Group (2018 to 2019); Co-Chair of the International Tax Planning Committee (2015 to 2018); Vice Co-Chair of the International Tax Planning Committee (2012 to 2015); Section Fellow (2010 to 2012)
Academician, The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, 2019 to present
Estate Planning, Editorial Board Member, 2014 to present
University of Florida Levin College of Law, LLM, 2008
University of Florida Levin College of Law, JD, cum laude, 2007
University College London, MA, highest honors, 2004
Furman University, BA, magna cum laude, 2003
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