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Dean Berry

Partner, Head of Private Client | Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

Office Location: New York, United States


United States

Top Specialisms

Trusts: Planning

Estates: Planning

Tax Advisory

Professional Biography

Dean Berry is head of the Private Client Department at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in New York. He specializes in complex international trust and estate planning for U.S. and non-U.S. high net worth individuals and family groups. He works with clients to develop effective and tax-efficient strategies for the preservation, governance and transfer of private wealth, using vehicles such as trusts, private companies, partnerships and foundations. He also represents professional fiduciaries, philanthropic donors and non-profit charitable organizations. He lectures at seminars and conferences around the world, and is a member of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law.

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À la recherche du temps perdu (in English), even if they only get through the first 40 pages. It gets quite funny later on.