HOUSTON, November 12, 2018 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, today announced that Houston Tax Partner Keri Brown has been named a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
Ms. Brown is a trusted advisor to the nation’s most prominent and high net worth individuals. She serves as counsel on federal estate, gift and income tax litigation and controversy work, including disputes and litigation with the Department of Justice and the Internal Revenue Service. Ms. Brown also represents fiduciaries of trusts and estates in state courts with respect to administration and fiduciary duty issues, as well as various other cases in the United States Tax Court, United States District Courts and United States Courts of Appeals. In addition to her robust tax controversy practice, Ms. Brown is a devoted leader in her community and serves as chair of Baker Botts’ Houston pro bono committee.
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) is a nonprofit association of US and international lawyers and law professors skilled and experienced in the preparation of wills and trusts; estate planning; transfer tax planning and administration; and probate procedure and administration of trusts and estates . Members, or Fellows, of the organization are peer-elected for membership by demonstrating an exceptional level of commitment to the profession, competence and a wide breadth of experience as trust and estate counselors. This fall, 38 new Fellows across the country were elected to the college.
For more information on this selection, please visit the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
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