Reinhart Shareholders Herbers, D'Amato and Rusch Named Five Star Estate Planning Attorneys

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MILWAUKEE – Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. (Reinhart) Trusts and Estates shareholders John S. Herbers, Jennifer R. D'Amato and Wendy S. Rusch have been named 2014 Five Star Estate Planning Attorneys by Five Star Professional.

Candidates were evaluated against 10 criteria to determine the Five Star Estate Planning Attorneys in more than 40 major markets. The award process includes nominations by peers and firms, an objective evaluation process, and a regulatory and consumer complaint review.

Herbers is a shareholder and chair of the firm's Trusts and Estates Practice. He is also a member of the Litigation, Tax and Business Law Practices. Herbers' clients include owners and operators of family businesses, professionals and individuals with significant wealth. His practice includes estate planning, family business planning, retirement planning, marital and prenuptial agreements, probate and trust administration, fiduciary litigation and charitable giving. In addition to his Wisconsin practice, he is licensed to practice in Florida and works with many clients who have interests in both states.

D'Amato is a member of the firm's Board of Directors, a shareholder in the firm's Trusts and Estates Practice, chair of Reinhart Trust Services and co-chair of the firm's Fiduciary Litigation Service Group. D'Amato's practice includes business succession planning, estate planning and trust administration and fiduciary litigation. Her clients include closely held business owners, wealthy families, trusts, estates, private foundations and public charities. Her practice focuses on estate and business succession planning; estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax issues; sophisticated gift techniques; family limited partnerships and limited liability companies; charitable planning; prenuptial and postnuptial agreements; estate and trust administration; executive compensation and will, trust and tax controversy matters.

Rusch is a shareholder in Reinhart's Trusts and Estates Practice. Her clients include the owners of family controlled companies, professionals, individuals, trusts and estates, primarily in the Waukesha, Madison and Milwaukee areas. Rusch's practice focuses on estate planning, family business succession planning, retirement planning, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and probate and trust administration. She also represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries in estate and trust disputes, and advises clients on a wide variety of estate, gift and income tax issues.

About Five Star Professional

Five Star Professional conducts research to help consumers with the important decision of selecting a service professional. The Five Star award is presented to wealth managers, real estate agents, mortgage professionals, home/auto insurance professionals and dentists in more than 45 markets in the U.S. and Canada. The Five Star award recognizes service professionals who provide quality services to their clients. The Five Star program is the largest and most widely published financial services award program in North America.


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