Elizabeth R. Glasgow - McDermott Will & Emery


Elizabeth R. Glasgow 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. She is also an experienced counselor to the non-profit community and works with a variety of tax-exempt entities in fulfilling their charitable missions by ensuring proper formation and management of their organizations.

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  • The Best Lawyers in America, Trusts and Estates, Los Angeles, 2019–2024
  • Chambers High Net Worth, Band 2 in Southern California: Private Wealth Law, 2020–2023


  • American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel, Fellow and former participant in the Young Leaders program
  • American Bar Association Real Property, Trusts and Estates Section, member and former Fellow
  • American Bar Association Tax Section, member and former co-chair of Tax Section’s Current Developments in Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, member
  • RISE, co-founding member


New York University School of Law, LLM, 2007
Georgetown University Law Center, JD, 2006
Northwestern University, BA, 2003

New York