Elizabeth C. Minnigh is a tax attorney who focuses on advising high net worth families and charitable organizations. Elizabeth advises families on the tax-efficient accumulation, management and transfer of wealth, particularly in connection with closely held businesses and other valued assets, such as fine art and other collectibles.
In addition to an in-depth knowledge of tax law, Elizabeth takes the time to listen and learn about family dynamics and to understand each family’s unique relationship with their wealth so that the resulting plan is tailored to the family’s needs. Elizabeth employs many creative techniques to accomplish her clients’ goals, including a variety of trusts, estate freeze transactions, business succession planning, pre- and post-martial planning and charitable planning.
Elizabeth also works closely with private foundations and public charities, advising on a wide variety of issues, including grant making, program-related investments, planned giving programs and public-private partnerships. As an extension of her work with nonprofits, Elizabeth also advises social enterprise organizations, such as benefit corporations and low-profit limited liability companies.
Elizabeth’s clients appreciate not just her expertise, but her drive to help create a highly customized plan. She is a strong, sincere communicator who cares deeply about her clients, their families, their businesses and their charitable initiatives.
- New York University, LL.M., 2007, Taxation
- University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2001
- Kenyon College, B.A., 1997, cum laude, History (highest honors) and Studio Art
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- District of Columbia Bar
- Washington, D.C. Estate Planning Council
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