Individual profile for High Net Worth 2021
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High Net Worth
Private Wealth Law - District of Columbia
This content is provided by Brenda Jackson-Cooper
Brenda's clients rely on her for continuing advice across a broad range of estate, gift and generation-skipping tax planning matters and appreciate her resourcefulness in crafting estate plans that strike an effective balance between minimizing taxes and furthering non-tax goals. Brenda is known for listening to each client’s unique concerns and using her proficiency with structuring the exercise of limited powers of appointment and implementing non-judicial trust modification techniques to develop strategies that benefit multiple generations.
As part of her practice, Brenda assists individuals who are neither citizens nor residents of the U.S. with making tax-advantaged arrangements for family members who are U.S. citizens. In addition, clients who are U.S. citizens or residents with non-U.S. holdings, or who wish to benefit family members who hold dual residency in the U.S. and another country, rely on Brenda to work with non-U.S. counsel to design and implement integrated estate plans and lifetime giving strategies.
Brenda also has extensive experience with administering large, multi-jurisdictional estates. Family members of deceased clients find her approach to estate administration efficient and supportive, and appreciate her willingness to educate them about the process at a difficult time.
Vanderbilt University Law School, 2002, JD
Yale University, 1993, BA