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Sarah B. Jacobson


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Sarah Jacobson represents high net worth individuals and families in tax, estate planning and trust matters. Her practice is dedicated to assisting global families with some U.S. connection, including foreign families with U.S. beneficiaries and foreign individuals making U.S. investments. Sarah devises creative strategies to facilitate tax-efficient wealth transfers among U.S. and foreign clients for their wealth worldwide. She has significant experience dealing with complex, international trust issues and routinely provides advice to U.S. beneficiaries and foreign fiduciaries on the related U.S. tax and compliance implications.

Sarah also assists foreign clients with respect to their inbound investments in U.S. real estate. She regularly implements foreign grantor trust structures, provides advice on foreign nongrantor trusts with U.S. beneficiaries, including those with significant undistributed net income (UNI) and passive foreign investment company (PFIC) issues, and assists with tax advantageous restructuring through trust domestication, migration and decanting. She has represented family offices and assisted clients with establishing private trust companies. She also advises clients with pre-residency planning before they relocate to the United States and U.S. clients with planning in advance of expatriation.



Education and Credentials

University of Miami School of Law, LL.M., 2011
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2008
Florida State University, B.S., summa cum laude, 2005
State of Florida
Florida State Bar Association, Tax Section
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Recognition and Community


Selected to the list of Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Tax, 2020

Selected as "Woman of the Year – Future Leaders (Associate, VP)," by Citywealth (Jones Publishing Limited) for the Powerwomen Awards 2021

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