Todd Angkatavanich J.D., LL.M. (Taxation)

Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

N. Todd Angkatavanich is a Principal in Ernst & Young LLP’s National Tax Department, where he serves in the Private Client Services practice. He formerly served as Co-Head of the U.S. Private Client & Tax Group at the international private client law firm Withers Bergman, LLP. Todd is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and is a member of the Society of Trusts & Estates Practitioners. Todd has published articles in publications such as Trusts & Estates, ACTEC Law Journal, Estate Planning, BNA Tax Management, Probate & Property, STEP Journal, and other publications. He serves as Chair of the Advisory Board for BNA/Tax Management Estates, Gifts and Trusts as well as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Trusts & Estates magazine. Todd is co-author of BNA/Tax Management Portfolio No. 875, entitled “Wealth Planning with Hedge Fund and Private Equity Fund Interests.” A frequent speaker, Todd has given presentations for a number of organizations including the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning¸ the Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute, the New York University Tax Institute, the Duke University Estate Planning Conference, the Washington State Bar Association Annual Estate Planning Seminar, the ABA Real Property, Trusts and Estates Section, as well as numerous estate planning councils, CPA societies and family office groups. Todd is a former Co-Chair of the Business Investment Entities, Partnerships, LLC’s and Corporations Committee of the ABA/RPTE Business Planning Group. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association, Estates and Probate Section. He is the 2012 recipient of the award for “Private Client Lawyer of the Year” from Family Office Review. Todd has been included in The Best Lawyers in America® (for New York City, Greenwich and New Haven, Connecticut) and is also the recipient of the Best Lawyers® 2015 Trusts & Estates “Lawyer of the Year” award for New Haven, Connecticut. He has been rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings,™ has been ranked in Chambers HNW, has been listed in Who's Who Legal: Private Client and in Super Lawyers. Todd received his B.A., in Economics, magna cum laude, from Fairleigh Dickinson University, his J.D., Tax Law Honors, from Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, his M.B.A. from Rutgers University Graduate School of Management, and his LL.M, in Taxation, from New York University School of Law. On a personal note, Todd enjoys cooking, boating, golf and writing/performing music.