Marissa Dungey

Partner | Greenwich, New Haven, New York

Marissa is a partner in our private client and tax team.

Her practice focuses on transfer tax planning, estate planning and trust structuring for wealthy individuals and their families. Marissa works with individuals and their advisors to develop and implement sophisticated planning strategies designed to minimize gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes with trust planning optimized to achieve the individual’s tax and non-tax goals, including creditor protection, charitable giving and income tax efficiency. Marissa regularly advises on planning with complex assets including interests in hedge funds, private equity funds and family businesses. She also advises on estate and trust administration matters, including adapting existing trusts to improve their tax efficiency and utility.

Marissa frequently speaks to national audiences on a breadth of topics within wealth planning, including transfer taxes, income taxation of trusts, planning with fund interests and the gift and estate tax implications of Chapter 14 relevant to business interests.

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Track record





2017 Connecticut SuperLawyers Rising Star.

2016 Connecticut SuperLawyers Rising Star.

ACTEC Young Leader for the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association, Class of 2016-2018.

State of Connecticut, 2009

State of New York, 2010

‘How to Maximize the Increased Transfer Tax Exemptions,’ __ Withers article - February 21, 2018, co-author

New York State Bar Association

Connecticut Bar Association

Greenwich Bar Association

American Bar Association

‘Tax reform and the family office’, Withers Greenwich event - June 2018, __ speaker ‘Planning the Estate: Multijurisdictional Estate Planning with a Family Business,’ Columbia School of Business, November 2017

‘Estate Planning and Carried Interest: Estate Tax Reduction Strategies for Private Equity and Hedge Fund Founders,’ Strafford, August 2017

‘Family Business Planning Including Chapter 14 Implications,’ ABA RPTE Skills Training Program (Advanced Topics), July 2017 - New York, NY



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