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Overview

Rhett represents clients in a full spectrum of estate and business succession planning matters, ensuring that they and their families are protected for the long term.  

Rhett regularly works with clients to create customized estate plans that transfer wealth and family businesses to future generations in the most efficient manner possible. He also counsels trustees, beneficiaries and other fiduciaries in the administration of trusts and estates.

As a very young professional, Rhett worked as a trust associate for U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, and as a financial advisor with the MassMutual Financial Group. Rhett’s prior experience gives him valuable insight into the implementation of estate plans and the administration of ongoing trusts. 

Rhett’s role in transferring family wealth and businesses to the next generation means that he develops long-term relationships with clients. Clients trust him to serve as their family advisor for decades into the future.
 


Industry

Services

Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Trusts and Estates, 2018-2021

Education

  • J.D., Marquette University Law School
    • cum laude
    • Marquette University Law Review, Note and Comment Editor
    • CALI Awards for Excellence in Contracts, Secured Transactions and Partnership Tax
  • B.A., The University of the South

Admissions

  • Florida
  • Wisconsin

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • American Bar Association
  • Society of Financial Services Professionals – Milwaukee Chapter, Board Member
     
Webinar | September 16, 2020
Succession Planning
Media Mentions | October 2020
Best Lawyers® 2021: The Midwest Issue
News Releases | August 15, 2019
Husch Blackwell Places 143 Lawyers in 2020 BL Rankings' Best Lawyers in America®

The firm has eight "Lawyers of the Year" and 11 attorneys appearing on the list for the first time.

Outside the Office

Much of Rhett’s free time is spent with his four young children. The family especially enjoys getting outside, as well as attending sporting events.

Rhett is also an avid golfer.
 

Community Leadership
  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Young Professional Advisers Council
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering, Planned Giving Committee
     

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