David W. Kesner

Partner

David W. Kesner
Partner
offices New Haven
Stamford
phone 203-498-4406
fax203-782-2889
emaildkesner@wiggin.com
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Biography

David Kesner is a partner in the Private Client Services Department at Wiggin and Dana. Mr. Kesner represents clients with respect to estate planning, estate settlement, taxation and charitable giving.

He regularly presents seminars to accountants, financial advisors and the general public on estate planning and related topics.

He received his B.S. summa cum laude in accounting from the New York Institute of Technology. Mr. Kesner attended New York Law School where he received his J.D. magna cum laude. There he was a member of the New York Law School Law Review.

Mr. Kesner is admitted to practice in Connecticut, Maine and Massachusetts. He has been a member of various civic and philanthropic organizations and currently serves as a director of Chapel Haven in New Haven.

Advisories

12.22.2017President Trump Signs Tax Reform Legislation
12.12.2017Private Client Services 2017 Year-End Advisory
11.09.2017Domicile and Residence
11.09.2017Strategies For Owning Property In Multiple States
11.01.2017Connecticut Estate Tax Exemption Increased
02.06.2017A 2017 Repeal of the "Death Tax?"
12.15.2016Private Client Services 2016 Year-End Advisory
08.17.2016New Proposed Regulations Concerning Valuation Discounts
07.27.2016Portability: A Useful Estate Planning Tool
12.22.20152015 Year-End Estate Planning Advisory
07.15.2015Connecticut Budget Set to Impact the State's Highest Earners
02.26.2015Obama Administration's 2016 Budget Proposal
12.22.20142014 Year-End Estate Planning Advisory
06.02.2014Significant Changes to New York Estate and Income Tax Law Effective April 1, 2014
02.03.2014Estate Planning For Your Digital Assets
12.06.20132013 Year-End Estate Planning Advisory
04.30.2013Income Tax Provisions of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 and Other Recent Legislation
01.14.2013Estate Planning Ramifications of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

Published Works

02.02.2015Build Estate Plans with Commercial Real Estate InterestsEstate Planning, Vol. 42, No. 2
08.24.2006Estate Tax Deferral if Estate Assets Consist Largely of Closely Held Business Interests: Internal Revenue Code ยง6166Tax Newsletter of the Connecticut Bar Association, August 2, 2006
04.13.2005Subchapter S Stock in Trust Special ConsiderationsEstates & Probate Commentary, Connecticut Bar Association, Feb. 2005
08.19.2003Section 645 Election to Treat Revocable Trust as Part of the Grantor's Estate - Final Regulations Provide GuidanceEstates & Probate Newsletter of the Connecticut Bar Association, August 2003
07.30.2003Estate Taxes. (You're kidding right?)Family Equity, A Publication of The Center for Family Business at the University of New Haven, June 2003.
03.18.2003Fiduciary Income Tax Issues for Closely Held Business InterestsReprinted with permission from Probate & Property, March/April, 2003

offices New Haven
Stamford
phone 203-498-4406
fax203-782-2889
emaildkesner@wiggin.com
view LinkedIn profile

PRACTICE GROUPS

EDUCATION

  • New York Law School, J.D., 1992, magna cum laude
  • New York Institute of Technology, B.S., 1988, summa cum laude

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Connecticut
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts


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