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M. Read Moore

Partner  |  McDermott Will & Emery

United States (CA, OR, WA, IL)


Taxation trust law
Business succession
Corporate governance


What has been the highlight of your practice over the past 12 months?

Implementing a substantial reorganization of a family's assets from one jurisdiction to another following moves by family members and the sale of the family's business.

How did you get into private client?

I am a second-generation private client lawyer; my father practiced private client law for over 50 years and was an excellent role model.

What advice would you give rising stars/new lawyers in the private client world?

Keep up to date on tax law and succession law developments outside of your country and on developments at international organisations concerned with tax law, money laundering, transparency, and the legal profession.

What is your favourite quote?

“There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still." Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Do you have any outside interests or hobbies?

Walking and hiking, travel, reading nonfiction.

When the restaurants reopen, where would you like to go?

Zuni Cafe, San Francisco.