Chris Nason - McDermott Will & Emery


Chris Nason focuses his practice on private client matters.

He is the managing editor of International Estate Planning, a multi-volume guide to US estate and income taxation of foreign nationals published annually by LexisNexis/Matthew Bender Elite.

Chris teaches classes on Trusts and Estate Planning at Stanford Law School.

While in law school, Chris served as an editor for the Yale Journal of International Law and was a fellow at the China Law Center and was also a co-president of the Law and Africa Society. Prior to law school, he attended Peking University as a CSC Scholar, where he studied Chinese language and law.


  • The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, Trusts and Estates, San Francisco, 20212024
  • Private Client Global Elite: Ones to Watch 20172021


Yale University – Yale Law School, JD, 2014
University of Massachusetts Amherst, BS, 2006
University of Massachusetts Amherst, BA, 2006

New Jersey
New York

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