14 days old

Trust, Estate & Wealth Planning Law Attorneys

McDonald Carano
  • Job Type
    Law Firm Associate
  • Job Status
    Full Time

McDonald Carano LLP, the oldest preeminent law firm in Nevada, is seeking experienced full-time candidates to join our nationally recognized trust, estate, tax and wealth planning group. In 2021, Chambers awarded McDonald Carano its highest ranking of Band 1 in Private Wealth Law, the fifth consecutive year the Firm has received this prestigious recognition. McDonald Carano is the only Nevada law firm ranked Band 1 by Chambers for Private Wealth Law. Our Trust & Estates Law Practice is also ranked in the highest Tier 1 category in the “Best Law Firms” 2022 report published by U.S. News–Best Lawyers. 


The candidates should have three to seven years of experience in planning and drafting estate and succession plans for high-net-worth individuals and families, business transactions and trust/estate administration with thorough knowledge of estate and gift tax strategies and laws. The candidates must have strong academic credentials from a nationally recognized law school. Admission to the State Bar of Nevada or a willingness to sit for the next exam is required. An LL.M. in Taxation or Estate Planning is required. Some Big 4, tax, IRS, transactional, family office, cross border and prior law firm experience are beneficial. Candidates must have excellent references and communication, analytical, technical and writing skills. Please send cover letter, law school transcript and writing sample.



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Posted: 2022-01-11 Expires: 2022-02-10

McDonald Carano

McDonald Carano is known as Nevada’s law firm for business. Our firm has helped shape the Nevada landscape for more than 70 years with teams of lawyers in Reno, Las Vegas and Carson City. Our attorneys are known for getting to yes because of our entrepreneurial thinking and the relationships and trust we have cultivated over decades of practice. Clients value our longevity, reliability, commitment and practicality. Our government affairs, lobbying and advocacy experience, as well as our specialized industry acumen in a region that is constantly evolving, give our clients the confidence they need to retain us again and again.

We represent Fortune 500 companies, global law firms with client matters in Nevada, startups and entrepreneurial businesses, established businesses (including those considering expanding or relocating entirely to Nevada) and select high-net-worth individuals. We serve financial and governmental institutions, fast-growth and mid-market companies, domestic and international corporations, and nonprofit organizations. Our clients also include individuals seeking to protect their hard-earned wealth under Nevada’s favorable tax laws, as well as entrepreneurs and investors focused on maximizing their stake in Nevada’s business-friendly economic and regulatory climate.

We help clients access Nevada because McDonald Carano means instant statewide name recognition. We know Nevada law and government, the Nevada courts and Nevada’s development process inside and out, saving clients time and resources. Our history is grounded not only in outstanding legal counsel and formidable advocacy, but also in the continuous cultivation of access to local, state and federal government institutions, key professionals, elected officials and other economic and community leaders. Our firm integrates state relationships, government affairs, and the practice of law so that our clients are afforded solutions on any level and in any venue.

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