New York – Oct. 2, 2019 – Renowned Trusts & Estates attorney Marc Selden has joined the Private Wealth Services Practice in the New York office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, as a shareholder. Selden joins from Cozen O'Connor, where he was head of the New York City Private Client Services Group.
“Marc is a respected and highly regarded lawyer whose experience and passion for elevating the client experience will prove to be a great fit with our dynamic global team,” said Barbara T. Kaplan, co-chair of the firm’s Global Tax Practice.
Selden advises high-net-worth individuals and families on sophisticated estate and tax planning. He focuses his practice on the preparation of wills and trusts, insurance planning, and the creation of family limited liability companies, family limited partnerships, charitable trusts, and prenuptial agreements. He works with clients to create domestic and off-shore asset protection structures, such as domestic and foreign asset protection trusts. Additionally, Selden advises executors and trustees on the administration of complex trusts and estates.
“Adding Marc is another significant step in the strategic expansion of the New York office, as we grow to meet client demand for significant areas of practice in key sectors,” said Linda B. Hirschson, chair of the firm’s New York Estate Planning Group. “We are excited to welcome a lawyer of Marc’s caliber to Greenberg Traurig.”
“I was drawn to Greenberg Traurig because of its reputation, platform, and the team of highly-skilled lawyers in the areas of private wealth services, trusts and estates, and tax,” Selden said. “I look forward to expanding my reach and working collaboratively across the firm to bring the highest level of service to clients.”
Selden is a nationally recognized lecturer on estate planning and asset protection topics. He is a member of the Trusts and Estates Section of the New York State Bar Association; a member of the International Fiscal Association; and a member of the Laureate Center for Wealth Advisors. Selden received an LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University School of Law; a J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law; and a B.A., cum laude, from State University of New York at Albany.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Private Wealth Services Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Private Wealth Services Practice is primarily responsible for assisting individual clients and families in attaining their wealth transfer and estate planning objectives. The team offers integrated income and transfer tax advice that takes into account current and projected changes in the tax and state laws affecting client estate planning.
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