Jeff is among the world’s leading experts on multistate and multinational trusts and estates. In addition to teaching at Vanderbilt University School of Law, where he serves as the Centennial Professor of Law, he has represented numerous high net worth clients of his own as well as consulted with their professional advisors. In addition to having written numerous articles and books addressing cross border private wealth issues, he has had the honor of giving several distinguished lectures, including the Norton Rose Lecture at Oxford University in England and the Paolo Fresco Lecture at the University of Genoa in Italy. He was also honored by being elected by other estate planning professionals to the Estate Planners Hall of Fame.
Jeff spends a great deal of time keeping abreast of, analyzing, and writing about emerging issues and techniques, both tax and non-tax that affect trusts and other private wealth management devices worldwide. His goal is to assist the clients of Preservation Trust Company with respect to issues that relate to cross-border tax, trusts, and asset protection.