Thomas Richardson concentrates his practice in the areas of: estate planning; estate and trust administration; representation of family businesses, including succession planning; tax controversies involving the Internal Revenue Service and local tax authorities; fiduciary litigation; asset protection planning; charitable giving; and creation and representation of tax-exempt entities, including family foundations and public charities. A 1990 graduate of Rutgers Law School, Mr. Richardson was an associate in the trusts and estates department of an international law firm in New York before joining Arnold & Porter.

Recognition

Washingtonian Magazine
“Top Lawyers Hall of Fame” (2022)
"Top Financial Advisor" (2017–2019)
"Top Lawyers"—Trusts and Estates (2004, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018)
"Top Money Advisers"—Estate Attorneys (2014)
Best Lawyers
Trusts and Estates (2006-2023)
Chambers High Net Worth
Private Wealth Law (Washington, DC) (2016–2022)
Private Wealth: Eastern Region (USA) (2017–2022)
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Credentials

Education
  • JD, Rutgers University School of Law-Newark, 1990
  • BA, University of Vermont, 1985
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
Activities
  • Member, DC Estate Planning Council

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