Lateral Attorneys / Private Client Associate - Washington, D.C. Office


Caplin & Drysdale is seeking an associate with 1-6 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 domestic trusts and estate planning as well as an interest in cross-border tax and estate planning.  A background in estate planning, tax, corporate law, or international tax would be helpful.  Applicants with an LLM in Taxation and/or Estate Planning 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, 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, advising clients regarding expatriation, seeking IRS ruling requests, and administering trusts and probate estates.  All applicants must have strong academic credentials, excellent written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, sound judgment, and the ability to work as a team player.  Must be 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:

Ms. Nawel L. Moreno
Attorney & Paralegal Recruitment Manager
Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
One Thomas Circle, N.W. Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
Fax: (202) 429-3301


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