JENYA SHANAYEVA, LL.M.

jenya_bwOf Counsel

 

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Trusts and Trust Administration
  • Taxation and Tax Planning

 

Jenya practices in the areas of advanced estate planning and post-mortem planning, including will preparation, trust formation and generation-skipping transfer tax and unified credit issues. Her primary focus is estate administration, estate taxation and the formation and funding of trusts such as irrevocable life insurance trusts, personal residence trusts, charitable remainder unitrusts, charitable lead annuity trusts, multi-generational and other complex trusts.

 

Born and raised in the Ukraine, Jenya moved to the United States in her early twenties. She earned her B.A. from the University of Southern California, her J.D. from Syracuse University and an LL.M. in Estate Planning from the University of Miami School of Law. While in law school, Jenya served as a business editor of the Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce and also worked at the Syracuse University Tax Clinic where she focused on federal income tax
resolution matters.

 

Professional Activities

  • Member, California State Bar
  • Member, Idaho State Bar
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles

 

Education

University of Miami School of Law, LL.M., 2010
Syracuse University College of Law, J.D. 2009
University of Southern California, B.A. Political Science, Psychology (minor) 1999

 

Publications

Repatriation of Russian Art: the Eggs, the Law, and the Morals. Who Owns Faberge?, 36 SYRACUSE
J. INT’L L. & COM. 259 (Spring 2009)

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