Larissa R. Whitman

Partner

Overview

Larissa Whitman helps private clients build and protect their legacies with careful estate planning, estate administration and charitable giving. With a background as a certified public accountant, Larissa also helps clients mitigate the impact of Pennsylvania inheritance and federal transfer taxation.

Larissa works with clients to develop estate plans to meet their personal and financial goals. She has extensive experience in the areas of:

  • Estate planning
  • Estate and trust administration
  • Charitable giving
  • Wills and trusts

Using generation-skipping transfer tax planning, marital deduction planning and other sophisticated techniques for the tax-efficient transfer of family wealth, Larissa also advises individual and corporate fiduciaries with respect to probate matters, trust accounting and the ongoing administration of trusts and estates.

Larissa frequently lectures on estate planning administration, Pennsylvania inheritance and federal laws for taxation, and charitable giving.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania
New Jersey

Court Admissions

U.S. Tax Court

Certifications

Certified Public Accountant

Education

Rutgers University School of Law - Camden
J.D. with high honors, Rutgers Law Journal - Notes & Comments Editor (1989)

Drexel University
B.S. (1985)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association — Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • Philadelphia Bar Association — Probate and Trust Law Section
  • American Bar Association — Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law

Honors

  • Best Lawyers® — Trusts and Estates, 2020

Awards Methodology

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