Matthew G. Perlow: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

Matthew G. Perlow

St. Louis,  MO  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Financial Services
  • Private Wealth
  • Nonprofit Organizations
Contact InfoTelephone: 314.345.6442
Fax: 314.480.1505
University University of Missouri - Columbia, B.S., summa cum laude, 1980
Law SchoolSaint Louis University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1984
Admitted1984, Missouri

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association

•The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Nonprofit Committee

•Estate Planning Council of St. Louis

•The Missouri Bar


Specializing in estate and gift tax planning, Matt practices within the Financial Services industry team. He assists clients in the formation, compliance and administration of tax-exempt organizations. His strategic advice guides the following: estate and succession planning for family businesses; probate and trust administration; charitable planning; and income taxation of trusts and estates.

Matt has significant experience advising public entities, including the Saint Louis Art Museum and several public school districts, regarding supporting foundations and related charitable activities. He also regularly represents and provides advice to charitable organizations on planned charitable giving activities.

Matt serves on the firm's Diversity Council.

Awards and Recognitions

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), fellow

The Best Lawyers In America, Trusts and Estates, 2003-2015

•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent

Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Estate Planning & Probate, 2005-2013

Civic Involvement

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, Planned Giving Advisory Council

•Downtown Children's Center, president, 1994-1996

•International Institute of Metropolitan St. Louis, Board of Directors, 1992-1998; vice chair, 1997-1998

•St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf, secretary, 2010-present

•Saint Louis Art Museum, Endowment Council

•Saint Louis Art Museum Planned Giving Council

•Special Education Foundation, Board of Directors, president and chairman, 2011-present

Business Insights

Business Insights

1.11.13 Fiscal Cliff Agreement Changes Gift and Estate Tax Law

11.15.12 Post-Election Seminar on Tax Planning for 2012 and 2013
Seminar St. Louis, MO

6.07.12 Board Governance: Do This, Not That
Seminar St. Louis, MO

10.14.11 Unprecedented Gift Planning Opportunities in 2011 and 2012, St. Louis Business Journal

5.20.10 Charitable Legislative Update, Red Cross Planned Giving Advisory Council Seminar
Speaking Engagement St. Louis, MO

5.13.10 Working with an Aging Population, Saint Louis Planned Giving Council Meeting
Speaking Engagement St. Louis, MO

2.17.10 The Charity's Role as a Beneficiary in Trust Litigation, BAMSL's Fifth Annual Fiduciary Litigation Seminar
Speaking Engagement St. Louis, MO

9.17.09 Income Tax Nuts & Bolts for the Estate Planner, Annual Estate Planning & Trust Institute
Speaking Engagement Columbia, MO

1.01.00 Ethical Issues in Probate, Missouri Bar Probate Institute
Speaking Engagement

12.01.97 Spouses' and Creditors' Rights in an Estate in Missouri, The St. Louis Bar Journal

In The News

8.19.14 Husch Blackwell Boasts 106 Best Lawyers on 2015 List, Seven Lawyers of the Year
Energy & Natural Resources ; Financial Services ; Food & Agribusiness ; Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals ; Real Estate, Development & Construction ; Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation
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10.16.13 In Missouri, 76 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named 2013 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
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8.16.13 Best Lawyers 2014 Names 109 from Husch Blackwell, 13 Lawyers of the Year
Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals ; Real Estate, Development & Construction ; Financial Services ; Energy & Natural Resources
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10.15.12 A Combined 84 Husch Blackwell Attorneys are Named 2012 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in Missouri and Nebraska
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8.23.12 2013 Best Lawyers Includes 106 Husch Blackwell Attorneys in 56 Practice Areas and 7 States
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10.19.11 Super Lawyers 2011 Names 71 Husch Blackwell Attorneys from Missouri and Nebraska; an Additional 15 Listed as Rising Stars
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9.06.11 More Than 100 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2012
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10.13.10 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers 2010 Names 64 Husch Blackwell Attorneys; An Additional 20 Listed as Rising Stars
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10.22.09 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers 2009 Names 73 Husch Blackwell Sanders Attorneys


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Office Information

Matthew G. Perlow

190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 600
St. LouisMO 63105-3441


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