Jennifer L. Eschedor

Counsel

Cleveland
T +1.216.861.7871
F +1.216.696.0740

Overview

Jennifer Eschedor is a private wealth planning lawyer focused on helping individuals and families preserve and transfer wealth in a tax-efficient manner. She designs and implements comprehensive estate plans and business succession techniques, and provides counsel to fiduciaries and beneficiaries in the administration of estates and trusts. Jennifer has worked with attorneys within and outside BakerHostetler to establish private trust companies for clients, and has collaborated with colleagues across the firm to obtain private letter rulings pertaining to tax issues related to their formation. She also has extensive experience dealing with the IRS to resolve complex generation-skipping transfer tax issues. Clients value her ability to break down complicated issues into manageable and understandable components.

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  • Works with high-net-worth family offices and private trust companies, providing advice regarding trust design and implementation, and a wide range of estate tax, gift tax, generation-skipping transfer tax and fiduciary income tax issues.
  • Assists with qualified plan distributions on behalf of deceased participants.
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Experience

  • Works with high-net-worth family offices and private trust companies, providing advice regarding trust design and implementation, and a wide range of estate tax, gift tax, generation-skipping transfer tax and fiduciary income tax issues.
  • Assists with qualified plan distributions on behalf of deceased participants.
  • Advises clients with closely held business interests regarding business succession matters.
  • Handles gift and estate tax returns and IRS examinations.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Admissions

  • Ohio, 1993

Education

  • J.D., The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, 1993, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • B.A., Bowling Green State University, 1989, cum laude