Bloomberg BNA Announces 2015 Outstanding Author Awards in Estates, Gifts and Trusts Taxation

Arlington, Va. (January 20, 2016) — Bloomberg BNA today announced the 2015 award recipients for outstanding authorship in Estates, Gifts and Trusts taxation.  Richard W. Nenno of Wilmington Trust received the 2015 Estate, Gifts and Trusts Portfolio Author of the Year award for his work on multiple Tax Management Portfolios™, including Choosing a Domestic Jurisdiction for a Long-Term Trust, State Income Taxation of Trusts and Domestic Asset Protection Trusts.  Christine L. Albright of Holland & Knight LLP was recognized as the 2015 Estates Gifts and Trusts Contributor of the Year for her article “Looking Over the Past 30-Plus Years: Trends and Changes - Constantly Changing Landscape,” which was featured in the Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal.  Her insightful article covered the impact tax practice trends in estate law and changes in technology have had on practitioners.  Both authors’ contributions are part of the Bloomberg BNA Estates, Gifts and Trusts Portfolios Library.  For a free trial to the EGT Portfolios Library, click here.

“Bloomberg BNA is delighted to present our 2015 Estates, Gifts and Trusts author awards to two very accomplished practitioners,” said Lisa Fitzpatrick, Vice President and General Manager of Bloomberg BNA Tax & Accounting.  “Dick and Christine are true thought leaders in estate and trust taxation, and we are honored to recognize the deep insights and practical expertise they have provided our subscribers.  Many areas of the estate planning area are complex and continually changing, and these award recipients are representative of why Bloomberg BNA relies on its network of more than 1,100 leading practitioners to deliver the practical perspectives practitioners truly value.

“Writing for Bloomberg BNA is an honor and a privilege,” said Dick Nenno. “Bloomberg BNA’s Portfolios are truly unique.  Being able to share my knowledge with a wide array of my peers and estate planning professionals in a way that helps them elevate their guidance and counsel is highly rewarding.” 

Dick is an Administrative Vice President and Trust Counsel in Wealth Advisory Services at Wilmington Trust Company, Wilmington, Delaware. He has almost 40 years of estate planning experience and is admitted to the practice of law in Delaware and Pennsylvania. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a former Commissioner of the American Bar Association Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, and a Distinguished Accredited Estate Planner.

“I am honored to be part of Bloomberg BNA’s network of practitioners,” said Christine Albright, a partner in the Chicago office of the law firm Holland & Knight. “This is a very distinguished group that invests in improving the dialogue around complex tax planning issues.  It is gratifying to know my experience can help practitioners as they seek the insights they truly need when dealing with an issue or a transaction.”  

Chris’ practice concentrates on sophisticated wealth and estate planning and tax matters. She is admitted to the bar in Illinois, Washington, DC, and Florida. Among her many activities and honors, Chris is the past chair of the American Bar Association's Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section, is a fellow and former regent of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and has been recognized for her trusts and estates work in the Best Lawyers in America Guide since 2007.

These awards were presented at a Bloomberg BNA luncheon on Tuesday, January 12th at the 50th annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning conference in Orlando, Florida.