Edward A. Renn

Partner | New York, New Haven, Greenwich

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.

Secretary Phyllis Taneszio





State of Connecticut, 1988

Registered Foreign Lawyer in the UK, 2002

Washington DC, 2003

State of New York, 2004

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2007

Rich Americans Bracing for Higher Taxes Await Biden’s First Move,’ Bloomberg News - January 8, 2021, quoted

SALT Cap Compromise on the Table in Next Congress,’ Law360 Tax Authority - November 25, 2020, quoted

Making Financial Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts,’ The New York Times - November 20, 2020, quoted

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

Checklist 2020::“Moving forward”:https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwcc.on24.com%2F&eventid=2824647&sessionid=1&key=42E418A274C8C65647233D39B36620F7&regTag=&sourcepage=register,’ Withersworldwide webinar - November 10, 2020, co-presenter

Checklist 2020: Planning for any outcome,’ Withersworldwide webinar - October 6, 2020, co-presenter

‘Estate Planning Opportunities in a Low Interest, Rate and Value Environment,’ Withers/Marcum Webinar - June 11, 2020, presenter



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New York

430 Park Avenue,

10th Floor,

NY 10022-3505

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New Haven

12th Floor,

157 Church Street,

CT 06510-2100

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1700 East Putnam Avenue,

Suite 400,

CT 06870-1366

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