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Dina Kapur Sanna has over 20 years of experience in advising U.S. and non-U.S. taxpayers on wealth management structures which accommodate multi-jurisdictional tax and legal considerations. Her practice involves foreign trusts, pre-immigration and expatriation planning, planning for the purchase of U.S. property by non-U.S. persons and compliance with tax and reporting obligations for those with overseas interests in foreign accounts, corporations and trusts.
Dina is recognized as a leading international estate planning attorney by Chambers HNW* (Chambers & Partners), Chambers Global*, Private Client Global Elite (ALM Media Properties, LLC), and The International Who's Who of Private Client Lawyers. In the 2018 edition of Chambers HNW, they note that Dina advises on a full range of wealth management matters, including trusts and immigration planning for affluent families. They quote one source who said, "She is so responsive, it's unbelievable. There is no question she can't answer in 24 hours. She's also very passionate and very good at explaining complicated laws and regulations to clients, especially in tax." Chambers HNW quote another interviewee who enthused, "I think she is outstanding. I have always found her to be extremely bright, practical and a nice person with whom to work."
Dina is a frequent speaker at estate planning seminars around the world. She has written numerous articles that appear in legal periodicals in the U.S. and abroad.
Dina is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and a member of its International Estate Planning Committee. In addition, she is an Academician of The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law. She also was a former member of the Firm's Executive Board.
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Chosen for inclusion in Chambers HNW Guide (Chambers & Partners) as a leading lawyer for wealthy individuals and families Nationwide, 2017-2019; USA Eastern Region, 2016, 2020; New York, 2016-2020
Selected to the list of Private Client Global Elite by Legal Week (ALM Media Properties, LLC), 2017-2019
Chosen for inclusion in Who's Who Legal (Law Business Research Ltd), Private Clients, 2018
Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Trusts and Estates, 2007-2020
Chosen for inclusion in the Chambers Global (Chambers & Partners) for Global-wide International Private Client, 2015-2016, 2020
Chosen for inclusion in the Chambers USA Legal Directory (Chambers & Partners) as a leading wealth management attorney in Connecticut, 2011-2016
Chosen for inclusion in The International Who's Who of Private Client Lawyers (Law Business Research Ltd), 2013-2015
Selected to the list of New York Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2009-2012
No aspect of these advertisements have been approved by the highest court of any state. See Awards Methodology