Managing Member: Krista Lenart Practice Group/Leader: Tax/Michael Cumming, Robert Nelson Department/Director: Business Services/Jin Koh Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Dykema's Taxation and Estate Planning practice group seeks an associate with 4-6 years of tax, estate planning and administration experience for our Ann Arbor office. The ideal candidate will have significant experience working with family offices, C-suite executives, and high net worth individuals and families, and should be an all-around tax practitioner who can capably draft wills, trusts, irrevocable trusts and other estate planning documents. In addition, the ideal candidate will be familiar with preparing gift and estate tax returns, drafting limited liability company and family limited partnership agreements and other related tax planning documents. The associate will also advise clients on tax planning and reporting, fiduciary duties, contested estates and gift and estate tax controversies. Admission to practice in Michigan required. We are accepting recruiter submissions at this time.
Realistic path to partnership Multiple mentoring opportunities Direct partner and client access Competitive billing expectations Billable credit for pro bono work and approved firm activities Structured professional development opportunities Dynamic and inclusive culture
About the Firm
Dykema is a top-tier full-service firm of almost 400 attorneys, serving clients around the world from our 14 strategically situated offices in Michigan, Illinois, Washington, D.C., Texas, California, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
Through our practice management structure and our focused Industry Groups, we know and understand the industries in which our clients compete, from Automotive to Energy, from Hospitality and Gaming to Financial Institutions. Bottom line, we are attuned to the latest industry trends that affect our clients’ businesses, enabling us to provide counsel that is comprehensive, insightful and cost-effective.
Serving Our Clients
Dykema is distinguished by our cost-effective and collaborative partnerships with our clients. We deliver practical, results-oriented counsel earning accolades from clients nationwide for our efforts on their behalf in the courtroom and in the boardroom.
We are focused on delivering outstanding results and we strive, at every level, to develop relationships with our clients built on trust and mutual respect. Unparalleled client service is at the heart of our approach to the practice of law. That focus has ...been a cornerstone of our success for the past 96 years. We hire the best and the brightest talents and instill in all a commitment to our clients’ satisfaction and the achievement of their business and legal goals.
Our associates benefit from Dykema’s unique characteristics, including:
Realistic path to partnership
Multiple mentoring opportunities
Direct partner and client access
Competitive billing expectations
Billable credit for pro bono work and approved firm activities
Structured professional development opportunities
Dynamic and inclusive culture
Dykema’s attorney breakdown, with approximately 200 members, 100 associates, and 60 senior counsel/attorneys, creates an environment where associates can learn directly from experienced attorneys and receive considerable responsibility working with clients.
Our Commitment to Diversity
Diversity and inclusion are core values at Dykema. Our commitment to DEI is central to how we engage with each other, engage with our clients, and engage in the communities in which we work and live.
Diversity at Dykema is not only the “right thing to do,” but it is the “business thing to do.” We believe that an inclusive, positive environment that emphasizes respect, collaboration, fairness, and equality fosters superior service to our clients and is essential to the long-term success of our firm.
Dykema continues commitment to Diversity with participation in Mansfield Rule 6.0.
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