Williams Kastner has announced the expansion of its Tax, Estate and Legacy Practice with the addition of Abby Wool Landon as a member in its Portland office. Ms. Landon is an estate planning, wills and trusts, tax, business succession and probate attorney with extensive experience advising family businesses in various capacities. Experienced in multiple-generation trust and estate planning, Ms. Landon routinely handles matters pertaining to marital trust planning for clients with step-family issues. She is experienced in domicile tax analysis, grantor trusts, and trust administration for high net worth families and charitable trust planning and administration. Prior to joining Williams Kastner, Ms. Landon was a shareholder at Bullivant Houser Bailey PC. Owner of her own law firm for ten years, business owner and member of several family partnerships, Ms. Landon brings exceptional business experience to Williams Kastner.
Karen E. Hobson has joined Williams Kastner as an associate in its Portland office. Ms. Hobson's practice will focus on business transactions, estate planning and tax planning. Ms. Hobson has experience with pre-formation planning, entity formation, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and contractual interpretation issues. She also advises on ERISA and employment issues. She is experienced in preparing employee benefit plan documents and summary plan descriptions to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.