Emily A. Plocki is a member of Venable’s Tax and Wealth Planning Group in Washington, DC. Her practice focuses primarily on assisting high-net-worth individuals, multigenerational families, and owners of family corporations, both domestically and internationally, with tax planning and wealth preservation.
Emily handles a variety of matters, including estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax planning, trust and estate administration, planned charitable giving, and business succession strategies.
Emily prepares sophisticated lifetime and estate planning documents designed to help families and individuals preserve and grow the businesses and legacies they built over a lifetime, and protect assets from potential creditors and incorporate clients’ philanthropic and other non-tax objectives.
Prior to joining Venable, Emily was an associate in an international law firm, where she assisted clients with implementing efficient multigenerational wealth transfer strategies, provided guidance for tax and succession planning for owners of closely held businesses, and worked closely with clients in the preparation of charitable giving programs.
Emily’s previous experience also includes work as a law clerk with an estate planning boutique in Washington, DC, where she assisted with tax and estate planning for individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations. She also participated in the IRS Employee Plans Volunteer Law Student Program, where she researched 401(k) requirements.
Emily earned her LL.M. in Taxation, with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a note-writing mentor for The Tax Lawyer Journal. She received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Toledo College of Law and has a B.A. from Kenyon College.
- LL.M. Taxation with distinction Georgetown University Law Center 2011
- J.D. cum laude University of Toledo College of Law 2010
- B.A. Kenyon College 2007
Bar Admissions : District of Columbia, New York, Virginia
Professional Memberships :
- ABA Young Lawyers Division
- ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
- DC Bar Association, Estates, Trusts and Probate Law Section
- Virginia Bar Association, Taxation Section
- Virginia Bar Association, Wills, Trusts and Estates Section
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