Douglas L. Siegler: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Douglas L. Siegler

Doug Siegler
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Estate Planning
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0220
Fax: 202-637-3593
University Princeton University, B.A., cum laude
Law SchoolDuke University School of Law, J.D., with honors
Admitted1986, Maryland; 1988, District of Columbia

Professional Activities
fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Past Chair, Estate and Gift Taxes Committee, Tax Section, American Bar Association

Member and Past Director, District of Columbia Estate Planning Council

Member, Duke University Estate Planning Council

Former Member, Governing Board, St. Albans School (Washington, D.C.)

Former Board Member, The Concord Hill School (Chevy Chase, Maryland)

BornWashington, D.C., May 8, 1961

Doug Siegler provides sophisticated and practical solutions and strategies to individuals and families on estate planning and administration and the multigenerational transfer of wealth, especially in regards to income, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning. He not only advises his clients on wills, trust agreements, insurance and charitable giving programs, but also provides tax and business succession planning advice to owners of closely held businesses. An integral part of Doug's practice involves U.S. transfer tax planning for persons married to non-United States citizens and persons living outside the United States.

With more than 25 years of experience, Doug speaks frequently at conferences, including courses for the American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (formerly American Law Institute-American Bar Association).

Selected Experience

Sutherland successfully concludes an IRS examination of clients' federal estate tax return.

Sutherland works with clients in loan structuring to take advantage of continuing low interest rate environment.

Sutherland advises clients on using increased gift and GSTT exemptions.

Awards and Rankings

Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of wealth management (2010-2015)

Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of trust and estates (2006-2016)

Selected for inclusion in Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Trusts and Estates Practitioners (2009)

Selected for inclusion in Washington, DC, Super Lawyers (2014-2015)


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Office Information

Douglas L. Siegler

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


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