Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
Partner and Co-Head in the Tax, Trust and Estates group. Advises business owners, executives and families on personal wealth management and tax issues including estate and gift planning, business succession planning, income tax planning, charitable planning and retirement planning. Practice includes preparation of wills and trusts, estate and trust administration and estate, gift and income tax controversies.
|Areas of Practice||1) Executive Compensation, 2) Non-Profit and Tax Exempt Organizations, 3) Tax, 4) Trusts and Estates and 5) Tax Controversy and Litigation|
|Law School||William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., 1992)|
|Education||University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management (B.S.B.,1988)|
|Bar Member / Association||Minnesota State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Dorsey & Whitney LLP|
Barton W.S. Bassett is the leader of Morgan Lewis's Tax Practice. Mr. Bassett's practice focuses on international tax planning for both the outbound operations of U.S. multinationals and the inbound operations of foreign multinationals.
Benjamin P. Smith is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with a particular focus on high-stakes disputes in the biotechnology, medical device, and internet industries.