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Davis|Kuelthau Shareholder Jacqueline Messler Named a 2021 Go-To Thought Leader by the National Law Review

December 30, 2021

Davis|Kuelthau shareholder Jacqueline (Jackie) Messler has been named a 2021 Go-To Thought Leader in Estate Tax Changes relative to the practice of Tax Law by the National Law Review. This distinction recognizes authors who “not only demonstrate a depth of legal knowledge but also outline the steps needed for compliance and/or adaptation.”  NLR’s Go-To Thought Leaders are further distinguished as those who “are not only reader favorites but are often quoted in other publications and/or syndicated in other media.”

Honorees were selected by The National Law Review’s editors who conducted an extensive analysis of more than 14,000 articles.  Less than 1% of The National Law Review’s authors and organizations earned this honor.

As noted in a statement released by NLR, “… [Jackie’s] piece discussing estate planning under the Biden Administration, lays out the key points of potential estate tax reform under the new administration.

The National Law Review is a business-to-business legal news website developed for in-house counsel, business owners and executives, and other business professionals.  This is the third year it has recognized authors and organizations who have contributed value to its legal and business news service.

Jackie is a member of the firm’s Corporate team and serves as co-chair for the Trusts, Estates and Succession Planning group. Her practice includes estate planning, business succession planning, marital property agreements, guardianships, probate, and trust administration. Jackie regularly advises clients, particularly high net worth individuals, on all aspects of estate planning, including wills, revocable trusts, powers of attorney, irrevocable life insurance trusts, and generation-skipping transfer trusts. Jackie earned her B.A., magna cum laude, from Carroll University, and her J.D., cum laude, from Marquette University Law School. She has also been listed as a Best Lawyer for three consecutive years for Trusts and Estates.

Davis|Kuelthau, s.c. offers an array of innovative legal solutions to business owners and corporations of all sizes, including emerging, middle market and Fortune 500 companies, high net worth individuals and families, private and institutional investors, and lenders.  Relative to this award, the firm’s Labor and Employment Team assists private and public employers with the full range of issues that arise in the modern workplace. The team’s professional objective is to go beyond compliance and help employers to make processes more efficient, effective and compatible with successful employee relations. The firm’s attorneys, who practice from three offices across Wisconsin, have national experience combined with strong community ties.

Click here to view the National Law Review’s press release announcing the 2021 awardees.