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Stephen C. Heymann

Associate

Education

University of Miami, B.A., Psychology (2009); cum laude

University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor (2012); cum laude

University of Miami School of Law, LL.M. in Estate Planning (2013)

University of Miami Psychology, Public Policy & Law Journal

Honors

Book Award in Wills, Trusts & Estates, awarded to the top performing student in the course.

Dean’s Certificate of Achievement in Health & Elder Law Clinic.

Miami Scholars Public Interest Scholarship.

Bar Admissions

The Florida Bar (2012)

The State Bar of Georgia (2013)

Clerkships

Summer 2011, the Honorable Judge Charles E. Williams, Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, Probate Division.

Profile

Stephen Heymann is an associate in the firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group in the Atlanta office. Stephen focuses primarily on the creation and implementation of complex estate plans which include the use of wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, charitable donations, and lifetime gifting strategies.

Stephen brings knowledge and experience from working in trust administration for one of the nation’s largest corporate fiduciaries, the Probate Division for the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, and private practice in order to create dynastic estate plans which leave a positive lasting legacy and transfer wealth to successive generations in a tax-efficient manner.

Stephen also assists in small business advising and general corporate work, including the formation of entities, election of tax treatment, loan transactions, gifting strategies, and asset sales.

Publications

“Quick Estate Planning Tips for a Restaurant Owner” (July 21, 2017).

“Wealth Transfer and Income Tax Planning Opportunities” (January 30, 2018).

Presentations

“Estate Tax, Reflections, Undertones, and Gossip Between Neighbors: The White House and the Treasury,” February, 2017

“The Emperor Has No Will: Estate Planning Basics and Beyond,” August, 2017

“Let’s Party Like It’s 1986: Flying into the Danger Zone or Climbing the Stairway to Heaven?”, April, 2018.

“Trust Me! New Opportunities for the Use of Trusts under Tax Reform & Georgia’s 2018 Trust Code Revisions,” October, 2018.

“Adding Value in the Trump Era: Sophisticated Estate Planning for your small, mid-size, and “BIGLY” Clients,” November, 2018.

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