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Washington, DC’s Best Lawyers: Trusts and Estates

These lawyers help clients manage their wealth and plan for the future.
Washington, DC’s Best Lawyers: Trusts and Estates
Photograph by Jeff Elkins.
Frederick J. Tansill After being a partner at two national law firms for 12 years, Fred founded Frederick J. Tansill & Associates in 1997 in McLean. Fred graduated from Brown University (1970) and from Georgetown (Law 1974, Masters in Tax 1982). He is a Fellow of ACTEC and has chaired the D.C. and Virginia Bars’ Wills, Trusts and Estates Sections. Read more. 6723 Whittier Avenue, Suite 104 McLean, Virginia 22101-4533 703-847-1359 fred@fredtansill.com www.fredtansill.com

Michael Curtin 1900 M Street NW, Suite 600 Washington, DC 20036 202-530-3300 mcurtin@curtin-law.com curtin-law.com

Laurence Salans Larry is a graduate of GWU law school. He practices in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. He provides estate, tax, and succession planning to individual clients and families, and represents individuals and fiduciaries in estate and trust litigation matters. Read more. 1900 M Street NW, Suite 600 Washington, DC 20036 202-530-3300 Lsalans@curtin-law.com curtin-law.com

Nancy G. Fax Nancy Fax, managing partner of the firm, concentrates on estate planning and estate and trust administration. She is a recognized expert in the field of estates and trusts law and was the founding author of Maryland Estate Planning and Probate Laws Annotated. Ms. Fax is an active member of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a highly selective national organization that brings together top trusts and estates lawyers nationwide. Read more. 7735 Old Georgetown Road, Suite 1100, Bethesda, MD 20814 301-656-8850 nfax@pasternakfidis.com www.pasternakfidis.com

Anne W. Coventry Anne Coventry’s practice is devoted to tax and estate planning, premarital agreements, and the administration of estates and trusts, with a particular emphasis on working with blended and non-traditional families. She is the author of Maryland Estate Planning and Probate Laws Annotated, serves on the Section Council for the Estates and Trust Law Section of the Maryland State Bar, and is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). She was instrumental in the effort to get new state law enacted relating to the digital assets of deceased or incapacitated persons and has lectured and written extensively that subject. Read more. 7735 Old Georgetown Road, Suite 1100, Bethesda, MD 20814 301-656-8850 acoventry@pasternakfidis.com www.pasternakfidis.com

Frank S. Baldino Frank Baldino helps people protect their assets for their families and future generations. Frank’s calm and friendly demeanor and eagerness to demystify complex tax issues encourages clients to think about the difficult aspects of planning — from providing for a spouse to deciding how children should receive their inheritances. Read more. 3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 460, Bethesda, MD 20814 301-657-0175 fsbaldino@lerchearly.com www.lerchearly.com

Charles Abell. Furey Doolan & Abell, Chevy Chase

Natanya Holland. Allan Cochran & Allan, Vienna
Ronald Aucutt. McGuireWoods, Tysons
Leigh-Alexandra Basha. Holland & Knight, Tysons

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Edward Beckwith. BakerHostetler
Thomas Campbell. Yates Campbell & Hoeg, Farifax
Deborah Cochran. Cochran & Owen
William Davis. Jackson & Campbell
Jay Eisenberg. Shulman Rogers, Potomac
Marc Feinberg. West & Feinberg, Bethesda
Richard Franklin. McArthur Franklin
Ellen Harrison. McDermott Will & Emery
Lauren Jenkins. Offit Kurman, Vienna
Beth Shapiro Kaufman. Caplin & Drysdale
Don Kozusko. Kozusko Harris Duncan
Mary Ann Mancini. Loeb & Loeb
William Murray. Manning & Murray, Arlington
Alison Noll. Offit Kurman, Vienna
Anne O’Brien. Caplin & Drysdale
Philip O’Donoghue. Furey, Doolan & Abell, Chevy Chase
Steve Oram. Oram & Moss, Chartered, Chevy Chase
Thomas Richardson. Arnold & Porter
Alban Salaman. Holland & Knight
A. Christopher Sega. Venable, DC and Rockville
Douglas Siegler. Sutherland Asbill & Brennan
Kelly Thompson. Thompson Wildhack, Arlington
Stefan Tucker. Venable
Patrick Vaughan. Vaughan Fincher & Sotelo, Vienna
Robert Ward. Ward Chisholm, Bethesda
Doris Blazek White. Covington & Burling
Steven Widdes. Stein Sperling, Rockville