Private Client Associate - Washington, D.C.


Caplin & Drysdale is seeking an associate with 2-3 years of relevant experience to join our collegial, vibrant, and sophisticated Private Client group in our Washington, DC office. Ideal applicants will have experience with drafting complex wills and trusts and conducting tax research for domestic and/or international estate planning clients. Applicants with an LLM in Estate Planning and/or Taxation or Certificate in Estate Planning will receive additional consideration.

Our new associate will collaborate with members of the Private Client group on a wide range of substantive projects, including drafting wills and trusts; drafting transactional documents related to Private Client planning; researching and analyzing estate, gift, GST, and fiduciary income tax issues; developing estate plans to address both domestic and international tax issues; addressing clients’ business succession planning needs; and administering trusts and probate estates. All applicants must have strong academic credentials, excellent written and oral communication skills, exceptional attention to detail, sound judgment, and an orientation to client service. Must be admitted (or eligible for admission) to practice in the District of Columbia. 

Inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.  Please send resumes, transcripts and writing samples (email preferred) to:

Nawel L. Moreno (she/her/hers)
Manager of Attorney Recruitment & Diversity
Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
One Thomas Circle, N.W. Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
Fax: (202) 429-3301

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