— Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
announced today that attorneys Andrew F. Dana and Jeffery J. Morris have joined the firm’s Trusts & Estates Planning practice group in Charlotte. The estate planning group continues to be a key growth area for the law firm as record numbers of business owners, high net-worth individuals, corporate executives and entrepreneurs seek wealth transfer guidance.
Andrew joins Parker Poe as a Partner and leader of the Trusts & Estates practice, providing a depth of experience on business, tax, real estate and estate planning matters of all sizes. He has a proven track record of providing proactive asset protection and tax minimization strategies to a broad range of domestic and foreign clientele. His focus will be offering private wealth services to select high net worth families and delivering efficient estate planning and administration and fiduciary litigation services when needed. Andrew earned his J.D. with highest honors from Washington and Lee University and his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University.
Joining Andrew as counsel is colleague Jeffery J. Morris. Jeff focuses his practice on federal and state income, estate, and generation-skipping transfer taxes. He also offers valuable experience in specific issues related to partnerships, S Corporations, and limited liability companies. Jeff earned his J.D. from University of South Carolina and his LL.M. in Taxation from University of Florida.
"The addition of Andrew and Jeff to the team adds value to our tax advisory offering and expands the depth of services we provide for our highly respected clients," said Thomas Griffin, Managing Partner of Parker Poe’s Charlotte office. "Both are highly regarded, accomplished practitioners who help clients successfully navigate the complex process of estate planning and administration.“
About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has approximately 200 lawyers in five offices located in major markets across North Carolina and South Carolina. The Firm provides legal counsel to large commercial and public organizations on litigation, corporate and regulatory matters.