Mary B. Hickok, Richard W. Nenno, Jeffrey C. Wolken
Mary Hickok is responsible for developing and maintaining comprehensive estate plans for prominent individuals and families throughout the United States and aboad.
Mary has over two decades of experience as a practicing attorney. Prior to joining Wilmington Trust in 1988, she specialized in all aspects of estate planning and personal trust law for a firm in Delaware.
Mary is a member of the Delaware, Pennsylvania, and American Bar Associations. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Delaware Community Foundation, the Estate Planning Council of Delaware, and served as the Chair of the Estates and Trusts Section of the Delaware Bar Association for the 1999-2000 term.
Richard Nenno is a Managing Director and Trust Counsel at Wilmington Trust Company. He is admitted to the bars of Delaware and Pennsylvania, is a cum laude graduate of Princeton University, and received his J.D. degree from Harvard Law School. Dick is recognized as a national speaker and published authority on estate planning issues. He has spoken at the University of Miami Institute on Estate Planning, the ALI-ABA Planning Techniques for Large Estates Conference, the Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute, and many other conferences. He is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association (Past Chair: Estates and Trusts Section) and the American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law (Chair: Non-Tax Estate Planning Considerations Group) and Section of Taxation. He is the author or co-author of numerous articles, including Delaware Trusts 2010, Asset Protection: Domestic & Int’l Law & Tactics Chap. 14A (2010); Terrors of the Deep: Tax Dangers When Exercising Powers Over Trusts—The GST Regulations and the Delaware Tax Trap, 34 Tax Mgmt. Est., Gifts & Tr. J. 76 (Jan. 8, 2009); Planning to Minimize or Avoid State Income Tax on Trusts, 34 ACTEC J. 131 (Winter 2008). Jeff is responsible for developing trust planning strategies for wealthy individuals and families throughout the United States and abroad. He works closely with his clients’ legal, tax, and investment advisors to construct and implement appropriate trust structures that take advantage of the state of Delaware’s unique trust and tax laws. Prior to joining Wilmington Trust in 2005, Jeff spent seven years in private legal practice as a member of the Estates and Trusts Practice Group of the Philadelphia-headquartered law firm of Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP. Jeff is admitted to the practice of law in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. He is a member of the Estates and Trusts Section of the Delaware State Bar Association, the Probate and Trust Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and the Estate Planning Council of Delaware.