Elizabeth Glasgow Elected Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that Los Angeles-based partner Elizabeth Glasgow has been elected Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Elizabeth is one of approximately 2,500 attorneys worldwide who have achieved this distinguished honor.
ACTEC is an organization of lawyers and law professionals who aim to improve trust and tax laws, procedures and professional responsibility. ACTEC Fellows have demonstrated the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors. Individual lawyers meeting the criteria for membership are nominated by Fellows of the College and are selected on the basis of experience, professional reputation and ability in the fields of trusts and estates and on the basis of having made substantial contributions to these fields through lecturing, writing, teaching and bar activities.
“Congratulations to Elizabeth for this prestigious accomplishment,” said Bill Butler, global head of McDermott’s Private Client Practice. “Elizabeth is extraordinarily focused on her clients’ goals and objectives and is dedicated to going above and beyond to support them on their most intricate matters. Her clients trust her with their most critical decisions, earning her this well-deserved recognition.”
Elizabeth focuses her practice on multigenerational wealth preservation and tax minimization, including the creation and implementation of dynasty trusts, business succession plans, asset protection strategies and charitable giving structures for business owners, real estate investors, entrepreneurs, and families managing inherited wealth. She provides comprehensive advice on a wide range of issues facing mobile high net worth individuals and geographically dispersed families, including coordinated income tax planning across multiple jurisdictions.
McDermott’s Private Client Practice represents high-net-worth individuals, families and closely held businesses with an extraordinary focus on the client’s specific, unique objectives. The team, more than 110 strong, is continually recognized as the top private client practice in the US and among the top practices worldwide. McDermott’s Private Client practice has been recognized by Chambers High Net Worth guide as the only firm nationally ranked in Band 1 for Private Wealth Law (estates and trusts) three years in a row.
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