Taftt Cincinnati attorneys Julia Meister and Megan Okun penned the article "Prioritize Your Estate Plan Now" for the Sept. 13 edition of the Cincinnati Business Courier. The article reviews the common hurdles around estate planning and solutions to overcome them.
Meister is a partner in Taft's Litigation, Health & Life Sciences and Private Client groups and heads the firm's Cincinnati Fiduciary Litigation practice. She has been named Cincinnati Litigation - “ERISA Lawyer of the Year" twice and Cincinnati Litigation - “Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America. Meister is recognized in five categories by Best Lawyers (Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Banking & Finance; Litigation - ERISA; Litigation - Trusts & Estates; and Trusts and Estates). She is an elected fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a frequent author and instructor at programs for attorneys, judges, and magistrates.
Okun focuses her practice on planning for business succession, tax considerations, and estate administration more generally, clients trust her to compassionately handle some of the most sensitive areas of the law for high-net-worth individuals and families. Okun has experience working in probate and trust administration and is equipped to represent clients looking to prepare for the future. She is also a knowledgeable adviser on charitable tax planning for tax-exempt organizations.