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Registred for 32 years

Law Office: Diana S.C. Zeydel

Diana S.C. Zeydel is Global Chair of the Private Wealth Services Practice and focuses her exercise on state-of-the-art estate making plans for excessive net-well worth individuals and families, including intra-generational wealth switch strategies and business succession planning. Her practice includes planning for U.S. and non-U.S. residents and citizens. She also assists customers with litigated probate, accept as true with and guardianship matters, and represents clients earlier than the Internal Revenue Service in topics regarding complex fiduciary earnings tax and estate, present and generation-skipping transfer tax controversies. Diana represents company and individual fiduciaries in reference to the administration of estates, in addition to…
Diana S.C. Zeydel is Global Chair of the Private Wealth Services Practice and focuses her practice on state-of-the-art property planning for high internet-really worth individuals and families, inclusive of intra-generational wealth transfer techniques and commercial enterprise succession planning. Her practice consists of making plans for U.S. and non-U.S. residents and citizens. She additionally assists customers with litigated probate, consider and guardianship topics, and represents customers before the Internal Revenue Service in topics concerning complicated fiduciary earnings tax and property, gift and technology-skipping transfer tax controversies. Diana represents company and man or woman fiduciaries in connection with the management of estates, as well as personal and charitable trusts. Diana additionally assists customers in preparing prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Diana has participated in numerous initiatives involving governmental submissions inside the property, present and GST tax areas. She also serves as an professional witness in subjects related to her areas of know-how.

Diana is a common lecturer and writer and has spoken on quite a few topics before the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, the Real Property, Trust and Estate Section of the American Bar Association, the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar, as well as numerous other expert agencies. She received the Best in Wealth Management Americas Women in Business Law Award given via IFLR/Euromoney in 2014. She has been identified with the aid of her friends as a key determine in shaping the whole wealth management prison career and an exceedingly intelligent and innovative practitioner, specially at the tax and business restructuring facet, Chambers USA Guide.

Prior to attending college and regulation school, Diana changed into a professional ballet dancer. She obtained her training on a full scholarship on the Joffrey Ballet School in New York, and was offered an apprenticeship with the Company. She alternatively frequent a suggestion to join the Chicago Ballet, where she turned into speedy given the possibility to perform soloist and predominant roles.


•Multi-generational wealth transfer planning
•Business succession planning
•International property and pre-immigration planning
•Estate, agree with and guardianship management and controversies
•Estate, gift and era-skipping tax controversies
•Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

The Best Lawyers in America
•Listed, Trust and Estates; Litigation - Trusts and Estates; Tax Law, 2008-Present
•Named, Lawyer of the Year, Trusts and Estates, Miami, 2017
•Winner, Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards, Best in Wealth Management, 2014
•Shortlisted, Best in Wealth Management, 2015-2018
Chambers USA
•Listed, High New Worth Guide, Band 1 in Wealth Management, 2016-Present
•Listed, USA Guide, Tax, Florida, 2007-Present
•Nominated, Women in Law Award in Wealth Management, 2012
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-Present
•Recognized, Accredited Estate Planner (Distinguished), NAEPC Estate Planning Hall of Fame, 2016
•Listed, Florida Trend magazine Legal Elite, Tax Law, 2011
•Winner, South Florida Business Journal Key Partner lawyer Award, Legal-Tax category, 2008
•Popular, 5 out of five

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Practise Areas

  • Tax
  • Private Wealth Services
  • Tax & Business Group
  • Latin American & Iberian Practice
Law Firm Position


Admission Info

Admitted in 1987, New York
1995, Florida

Start on the Faculty of Law
New York University School of Law

Class of 1993

Yale Law School
Class of 1986

Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

University Attended

Yale University
Class of 1982
summa cum laude

Birth Date and City

Born in 1956

Associations & Memberships

Professional & Community Involvement

•Academician, The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, 2012-Present
•American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
•Regent, 2008-2014
•Member, Estate and Gift Tax Committee, 2005-Present
•Chair, 2009-2012
•Member, International Estate Planning Committee, 2005-Present
•Member, Fiduciary Income Tax Committee, 2007-Present
•Member, Program Committee, 2002-2004, 2009-2011
•Member, Nominating Committee, 2001-2002
•Observer, Uniform Law Commission Committee on Trust Decanting, 2013-2015
•Editorial Board Member, Trusts & Estates Magazine, 2017-Present
•American Bar Association-Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
•Member, Committee on Governmental Submissions, 2007-Present
•Co-Chair, Generation-Skipping Tax Committee, 2001-2007
•The Florida Bar-Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
•Member, Executive Council, 1997-2010, 2013-Present
•ACTEC Liaison, 2013-Present
•Member, Trust Law Committee, 1997-Present
•Vice Chair, 1997-1999
•Member, Estate and Trust Tax Planning Committee, 2009-Present
•Circuit Representative, eleventh Judicial Circuit, 2008-2010
•The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
•Member, 2014-Present
•Miami City Ballet
•Board Member, Community Development Board, 2005-Present


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