A member of the firm’s Partner Board and Managing Partner of the Phoenix office, Chris concentrates his practice on sophisticated estate planning, business succession planning and tax planning for high net worth clients and business owners. He has a national practice with clients in more than 20 states. Chris is frequently sought out by other professionals – certified public accountants (CPA), lawyers or financial service professionals – to develop creative planning solutions for complex situations. His clients include multiple members of the Forbes 400 list, current and former professional athletes, current and former professional sports team owners, entertainers and owners of large closely held businesses.
With extensive experience in federal transfer taxation and various income tax and estate planning techniques, Chris provides on-going business counseling and guidance to many families and family businesses.
Chris has given more than 100 presentations nationally to groups of lawyers, CPAs, financial service professionals and business owners. He frequently speaks on estate and business planning techniques for high net worth families.