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

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He is an outstanding lawyer and he is extremely clever… His responsiveness and knowledge of tax law are excellent.

Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2021
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Aside from having a deep technical knowledge of tax laws in multiple jurisdictions, Ed listens to what a client’s goals are and what they are looking to accomplish overall.

Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2021

Admissions

Publications

Memberships

Talks

State of Connecticut, 1988

Registered Foreign Lawyer in the UK, 2002

Washington DC, 2003

State of New York, 2004

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2007

_’_Transformative Tax Proposals in Treasury’s Green Book,’ Accounting Today - June 22, 2021, quoted

_’_Biden’s Capital Gains Tax Increase Proposals Make Tax Planning Tougher,’ Accounting Today - June 10, 2021, quoted

Big Tax Bills to Hit Even Modest Inheritances if Step-up in Basis Narrows,’ Financial Planning - June 1, 2021, 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

‘The American Families Plan Tax Compliance Agenda,’ Surgent Accounting & Financial Education Expert Hour - May 27, 2021, speaker

Checklist 2020:Moving forward,’ Withersworldwide webinar - November 10, 2020, co-presenter

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

Education


Languages


  • English

Dates


Joined

1991
Partner

1998

Recognition


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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Greenwich

1700 East Putnam Avenue,

Suite 400,

CT 06870-1366

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