Nicole M. Pearl - McDermott Will & Emery


Nicole M. Pearl advises clients on estate planning, wealth transfer planning, marital property agreements, business succession planning and post-death administration. Her clients include family offices, entrepreneurs and business owners, real property investors, private equity fund managers, and entertainment industry figures.

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  • The Best Lawyers in America 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in Trusts and Estates in Los Angeles area
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2013–2023, listed in Trusts and Estates
  • Chambers USA 2013–2017, Wealth Management
  • Chambers High Net Worth 2016–2022, Southern California, Private Wealth Law and USA, Private Wealth Law: Western Region

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  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow
  • USC, Trust and Estate Conference Planning Committee


University of California – Berkeley School of Law, JD, 1998
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BA, cum laude, 1994