Edward A. Renn

Partner | Greenwich, New Haven, New York

Ed is partner in the private client and tax team.

He focuses on domestic and international private client matters. Ed provides legal advice on US and international estate planning, income maximization strategies, FLP and LLC planning, wealth preservation, business succession planning, international tax planning for entities and individuals, trust structures and estate administration.

Ed often uses sophisticated domestic and offshore insurance strategies to solve client problems. He is a frequent speaker and has co-authored several books on estate planning.

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State of Connecticut, 1988

Registered Foreign Lawyer in the UK, 2002

Washington DC, 2003

State of New York, 2004

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2007

‘Window of opportunity with opportunity zones: Top 10 takeaways,’ Bloomberg BNA - November 15. 2018, co-author

‘How to maximize the increased transfer tax exemptions,’ Withers article - February 21, 2018, co-author

‘How the new federal and Connecticut estate and gift tax exemption could affect your estate plan,’’https://www.withersworldwide.com/en-gb/how-the-new-federal-and-connecticut-estate-and-gift-tax-exemption-could-affect-your-estate-plan Withers article - January 2018, co-author

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Member, Financial Planning Association

District of Columbia Bar Association

Connecticut Bar Association

American Bar Association

New York Bar Association

‘Private Placement Life Insurance Symposium,’ New York, NY - June 2017, speaker

‘Presentation to China Merchants Bank,’ New York, NY - April 2017, speaker

‘New First Financial Resources Sales and Marketing Symposium,’ Laguna Beach, CA, - March 2017, speaker



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1700 East Putnam Avenue,

Suite 400,

CT 06870-1366

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New Haven

157 Church Street,

CT 06510-2100

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New York

430 Park Avenue,

10th Floor,

NY 10022-3505

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