Edward F. Krzanowski


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Edward "Ed" Krzanowski advises clients as to all aspects of estate planning, as well as estate and trust administration, with particular emphasis on sophisticated wealth preservation techniques, charitable giving, retirement benefits, executive compensation and complex taxation.

Ed has served as a guest speaker on estate planning and tax matters for the American Law Institute-American Bar Association (ALI-ABA), American Law Institute-Continuing Legal Education (ALI-CLE), the Connecticut Probate Assembly, the Federal Tax Institute of New England, the Estates and Probate Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Estates and Trusts Section of the Hartford County Bar Association, the University of Connecticut Income Tax School Program, and the Institute for Paralegal Education. He also has written articles which have appeared in periodicals and legal study guides. Ed co-authored "When IRS Actuarial Tables Don't Apply in Valuing Interests" for the Estate Planning Journal with Gregory A. Hayes, as well as an article on the tax planning uses of intrafamily loans entitled, "Low Federal Interest Rates Are An Opportunity To Help Clients Shift Wealth From One Generation To Another With Little Or No Gift Tax Implications," for Financial Planning Magazine. Ed also co-authored a chapter on estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes, which treatise is entitled "Connecticut Continuing Legal Education: A Practical Guide to Estate Planning in Connecticut."

Prior to joining Day Pitney, Ed was employed as a tax consultant in the tax department of a Big Five national accounting firm. For several years, he taught estate planning as an adjunct professor at Western New England University School of Law. Ed is a current member of the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel, the Greater Hartford Estate and Business Planning Council of Hartford, Inc., and the Hartford Tax Discussion Group. He also is a current member of the respective estate and trust sections of the American and the Connecticut Bar Associations.


Education and Credentials

Western New England University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, Western New England College School of Law Review
University of Connecticut, B.S.
State of Connecticut
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Fellow

Recognition and Community


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Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.) for Tax Law, 2023-2024, Trusts and Estates, 2023-2024

Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Estate Planning and Probate, 2017-2018

AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell (LexisNexis)

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