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Experience.

Kate Brennan's practice includes the entire range of trust and estate planning, including representing high net worth individuals, families, partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations as to income tax, wealth transfer planning, choice of entity and succession planning.Ms. Brennanís practice also includes residential real estate transactions and general business organization and taxation.

Prior to starting her own practice, Ms. Brennan was the resident partner in the Greenwich office of Shipman & Goodwin LLP and a member of the firmís Trusts & Estates Department.She also was an associate with Hartman & Craven LLP in New York and consultant in the Family Office Group of the Personal Financial Counseling Department of Ernst & Young LLP in New York.

Ms. Brennan is a past President of the Greenwich Bar Association, having served as Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary.She is also a member of the Fairfield County, Connecticut (Elder Law Section) and New York State (Trusts & Estates Section) Bar Associations. Ms. Brennan is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences on estate planning and has also appeared on the TV show Your Money. She has been named one of the top 100 Irish American attorneys in 2011, 2010, and 2009 by Irish America magazine and Irish Voice newspaper.

Civic.

A Greenwich native, Ms. Brennan currently serves as Vice Chair of the Commission on Aging for the Town of Greenwich, which advocates the needs of the town's senior population. She was appointed by the First Selectman to Co-Chair the Senior Tax Relief Committee to review the town's senior tax relief program. Kate has also been appointed as a member of the Housing Committee for the Plan of Conservation and Development. She was formerly a member of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Greenwich, Inc. serving on the Finance Committee, as the 2006 Chair of the Business Division for the Annual Campaign and as the 2006 and 2005 Chair of Fund Distribution.Ms. Brennan is a 2005 recipient of the BRAVA award given by the YWCA of Greenwich for excellence in professional and community service.

Admissions.

Admitted to practice in Connecticut, New York and New Jersey.

Education.

LL.M. Taxation, New York University School of Law

J.D., cum laude, Pace University School of Law,

Notes and Comments Editor, PaceLaw Review

B.A., College of the Holy Cross

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