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Sean D. White
(402) 474-6900
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Practice Emphasis:

Sean’s practice includes several specialized areas of focus. He counsels clients on wealth transfer and estate design planning, including wills, trusts, fiduciary administration, inter-generational planning, asset protection planning, family charitable foundations, Gift, Estate, and Generation Skipping Transfer Tax planning, and related matters. He has a particular emphasis and experience with high-net-worth individuals and families and the unique tax and non-tax objectives, circumstances, and considerations for such clients. He also assists clients as outside corporate counsel, in addition to a wide range of business transactions, including business and entity structuring, mergers and acquisitions, relationship planning between equity holders, and business transition and succession planning. Moreover, Sean represents many non-profit and other tax-exempt organizations on matters such as initial formation, acquisition and maintenance of tax-exempt status with the IRS, charitable gift planning and vehicles, compensation planning, policy development, and other compliance matters. He also represents clients on all aspects of state and federal income tax planning, and state sales and use tax planning. This practice includes the representation of a variety of parties to Federal and State of Nebraska New Markets Tax Credit transactions. 

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Other Experience/Achievements:

  • Listed: Best Lawyers in America® (Trusts and Estates), 2024
  • Member, Board of Directors, Lincoln Children's Zoo
  • Leadership Lincoln Class XXX
  • Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®
  • Lincoln Estate Planning Council
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Bright Lights, Inc.
  • Executive Editor, Nebraska Law Review, 2007-2008
  • Order of the Coif