Dina Kapur Sanna

Partner

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Overview

Dina Kapur Sanna has 25 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 practitioner in international estate planning 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 2023 edition of Chambers HNW* (Chambers & Partners), it notes that she is "technically very strong. She really knows her international stuff." Chambers HNW quoted another source who noted her strength in cross-border 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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Education and Credentials

Education
New York University School of Law, LL.M., in Taxation
The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with Honors, Order of the Coif
Lehigh University, B.A., magna cum laude, Omicron Delta Epsilon, the International Economic Honorary Society
Admissions
State of New York
Affiliations
American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, Income and Transfer Tax Planning Group, International Tax Planning Committee
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Fellow; International Estate Planning Committee
International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, Academician
New York State Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Law Section, International Estate Planning Committee
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Recognition and Community

Recognition

Chosen for inclusion in Chambers HNW Guide (Chambers & Partners) of recognized practitioners for Private Wealth Nationwide, 2017-2023; USA Eastern Region, 2016, 2020-2023; New York, 2016-2023

Selected to the list of Private Client Global Elite by Legal Week (ALM Media Properties, LLC), 2017-2021

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, 2007-2024

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) of recognized practitioners for wealth management 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), Estate Planning & Probate 2009-2012

 

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