Associate Trusts & Estates Attorney

The Transatlantic Estate Law Firm PLLC is looking to hire an Associate Attorney with a focus on trusts and estates. This is an outstanding opportunity for a candidate to expand his/her knowledge and practical experience working on sophisticated international matters.

We are a boutique law firm that helps international families preserve and pass on their assets in a tax-efficient way.  We strive to be the premier advisors for international families in the Washington DC area. Our comprehensive services include cross-border retirement planning,  tax return preparation, advice on asset acquisitions and business successions, as well as drafting trusts, wills and powers of attorney.

Position Description

  • Draft complex trusts, wills, and related documents;
  • Supervise the paralegal work on estate administration;
  • Prepare estate tax returns, gift tax returns and estate income tax returns;
  • Significant client contact;
  • Interaction with courts, financial institutions and tax authorities both in the US and in Europe;
  • Part-time and/or partially remote work is possible.

Required Qualifications

  • 2 to 6 years of relevant law firm experience;
  • License to practice law in the District of Columbia;
  • License to practice law in Virginia, Maryland or another state strongly preferred;
  • Intellectual rigor, reliability, thoroughness;
  • Outstanding people skills;
  • Experience with international tax matters, offshore asset disclosures and estate law controversy is a plus.

What We Offer

  • Exceptional opportunity to expand knowledge and skills;
  • A pleasant and collegial work atmosphere;
  • Flexibility;
  • High salary.

Application Process

Qualified candidates should send their resume and a writing sample to