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Practice Areas

Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Business Formation & SuccessionExpert Testimony, Taxation

With more than 40 years experience and analytical powers to which most can only aspire, we have yet to find an estate planning, estate administration, tax, or trust issue Tom can’t resolve. For good reason, Tom is a Fellow in ACTEC and has been recognized as a top trusts and estate lawyer in the Washingtonian magazine, Virginia Business magazine, and Best Lawyers in America. Tom is also our managing partner.

Tom advises clients on the following matters, among others:

  • the design and preparation of estate plans, from simple to complex
  • the administration of trusts and estates, including beneficiary rights and fiduciary responsibilities
  • federal and state tax audits
  • disputes over trusts and estates
  • the modification of irrevocable trusts
  • the design, formation, operation, and taxation of business entities
Best way to contact Tom

Call the office at (703) 273-4230 and speak to Tom or email

Bar Admissions

  • VA 1974
  • DC 1985


  • New York University, LLM in Taxation, 1979
  • University of Virginia, J.D., 1974
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1969