Rimon Law Welcomes Estate Planning and Tax Lawyer Brent Nelson as Partner in its First Arizona Office.
News Brent Nelson · September 19, 2019
Mr. Nelson joins Rimon from Snell & Wilmer, where he also worked as a Partner.
At Rimon, Mr. Nelson will be joining an award-winning, national Trusts and Estates team which includes partners Patricia Annino and Lisa Weinstein Burns in Boston, Scott Ross in Menlo Park, Filmore Rose in Seattle, and Roy Kozupsky in New York and Boston. The Trusts and Estates team works closely with the Tax, Private Client, and International teams to ensure that Rimon’s clients benefit from full-spectrum representation. With Rimon’s decentralized business model, Mr. Nelson can customize his practice to fit the specific needs of each of his clients.
Mr. Nelson assists U.S. and international individuals, families and financial institutions in tax, estate planning and family business matters. He develops estate plans in a wide variety of circumstances, from basic estate plans to complex plans for high net worth individuals and families. He also assists them with related business succession and charitable goals.
Mr. Nelson provides estate and tax planning services for clients with international business, trust and family interests. This includes Americans with property or family in foreign countries, and non-Americans with property or family in the United States. He helps his clients navigate complex trust, estate and tax rules; structure cross-border estate plans and businesses; administer cross-border estates and trusts; and comply with IRS reporting rules
“We are very excited to open our first Arizona office with a top-flight attorney in Brent. Brent has extensive international experience representing clients in Europe, Asia, Australia, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and South America, in addition to the U.S. His global knowledge makes him an excellent fit for our international team and our wide variety of clients. Brent is highly regarded among his peers and we are very excited to have him join Rimon,” said Michael Moradzadeh, Rimon’s CEO.
Mr. Nelson has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America®, In Trusts and Estates.
“I’m excited to join Rimon’s dynamic and forward-thinking Trust & Estates group. The firm has developed a truly global platform that fits perfectly for my U.S. and international client base. Rimon has also become a leader in the creation of the modern law firm and I expect that its innovative platform will enhance virtually every aspect of the services I provide to my clients,” said Mr. Nelson.
Mr. Nelson earned his LL.M., Tax, Certificate in Estate Planning from Georgetown University Law Center, his J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law and a B.S. in Political Science from Northern Arizona University.
Rimon has 26 offices across three continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America's most innovative law firms. The firm’s Managing Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.