Colton Castro - McDermott Will & Emery


Colton Castro focuses his practice on national and international private client matters. He is particularly skilled in estate planning, representing high-net worth clients on federal estate, gift and generation skipping transfer tax planning and business succession. Colton also handles estate and trust administration, assisting clients with both contested and uncontested probate.


  • The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, Trusts and Estates, Miami, 2023–2024


  • The Ira and Patricia Strauss Children’s Literacy Fund, Advisor
  • Sarasota County Bar Association (SCBA), Finance Committee Member (Fall 2019 – Spring 2022)
  • SCBA Council for Diversity and Inclusion, Treasurer (Fall 2019 – Spring 2022)
  • Sarasota Community Foundation, 2020 Legacy Luncheon Panel Member


University of Florida, Levin College of Law, LLM in Taxation, 2017
University of Florida, Levin College of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 2016
University of Florida, BA English, cum laude, 2013