Brian E. Raftery

Brian E. Raftery is a member of Dentons' Trusts, Estates and Wealth Preservation practice. He brings his background as a certified public accountant to his law practice, which focuses on domestic and international estate planning, creditor protection through the use of foreign and domestic asset protection trusts, wealth preservation, life insurance planning, protective trusts for children and grandchildren (against creditors, estate taxes and division in the event of a divorce), business succession planning and trust and estate administration.

In addition, Brian counsels clients with respect to the preparation of simple and complex wills, trusts, limited liability corporation (LLC) agreements, partnership agreements and pre- and post-nuptial agreements. He is also experienced in litigating will contest cases and negotiating will contest settlements.

Brian represents ultra high net worth individuals, including celebrities, international families and professional athletes. He also works with trusted client advisors such as sports agents, accountants, bankers, insurance agents and financial advisors, and helps them find the solutions that best meets their planning needs.

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Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Trusts and 2) Estates and Wealth Preservation
Law School Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D.,1997)
Education Seton Hall University (J.D.,1997)
Bar Member / Association New Jersey State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Dentons LLP
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Christina Mesires Fournaris
Christina Mesires Fournaris

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Ellen J. Deringer
Ellen J. Deringer

Ellen J. Deringer is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's Personal Law Practice.Ms. Deringer earned her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2000 and her B.A. from Brown University in 1995.

Francis J. Mirabello
Francis J. Mirabello

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