Williams Parker is pleased to announce it has added Fletcher H. Rush, a board certified wills, trusts, and estates attorney, as an associate in the firm’s trusts and estates practice. Mr. Rush joins the firm from Farr Law Firm.
Mr. Rush represents clients and families in the design of wealth transfer plans, including lifetime and testamentary transfers, as well as the use of revocable and irrevocable trusts for the benefit of family members, friends, and charitable organizations. Personal representatives and trustees acting in a fiduciary capacity seek Fletcher’s counsel to help navigate the various complexities involved in the transfer of wealth. He also represents clients in preparing and filing federal estate and gift tax returns, providing recommendations to reduce transfer taxes, and post-mortem planning solutions.
Mr. Rush serves on the board of the Library Foundation for Sarasota County and is a member of the Southwest Florida Estate Planning Council and the Venice Estate Planning Council. He holds a degree in economics, a juris doctor, and master of laws in taxation from the University of Florida.
Williams Parker’s offers one of the largest trusts and estates practices in Florida. Its attorneys are regularly engaged to provide the legal framework to address business succession, estate planning, tax planning, charitable giving, and retirement planning goals as part of the smooth transition of its clients’ businesses and estates to future owners and beneficiaries. This includes both lifetime and postmortem planning. Additionally, when necessary, the group represents clients, or their fiduciaries, in litigated estate and trust administration proceedings and in tax controversies involving estate and gift tax matters.