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High Net Worth Guide 2022

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Provided by Carol A Harrington

High Net Worth

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Carol advises clients on a variety of matters, including estate, gift and generation-skipping tax issues, closely held businesses and succession planning, family office structures and issues, private trust companies, private foundations, trust and estate administration, and contested trust and tax matters. Carol is the former global head of McDermott's Private Client Practice. As a national authority on the federal generation-skipping tax, Carol has advised attorneys, tax professionals, executors, trustees and other nationwide on this issue.

View further details here: https://www.mwe.com/en/team/h/harrington-carol-a

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association

Chicago Estate Planning Council

Advisory Committee for the Heckerling (Miami) Institute of Estate Planning

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, fellow and member of Estate and Gift Tax Committee

Publications

Co-author of a tax treatise, Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax (Harrington, Kwon & Zaritsky), the author of the BNA Tax Management Portfolio, Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax, and has published many articles on the federal generation-skipping tax.

Chambers Review

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High Net Worth

Private Wealth Law: Central Region - USA
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Carol Harrington is based in Chicago and advises ultra high net worth clients on trusts and estates matters. A market commentator enthuses: "Carol is an amazing practitioner. Carol is the dean of the trusts and estates Bar. She is an expert in generation-skipping transfer tax." Another source notes: "She is a leading lawyer nationwide. She is incredibly well versed on the law."


Private Wealth Law - Illinois
1
Band 1

Carol Harrington is highly regarded for her work in the private wealth field. Harrington "knows generation-skipping transfer tax like no one else," says a market commentator.

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