Michael J. Baldwin
For more than 20 years, Michael J. Baldwin’s wealth transfer and private client practice has been focused on representation of and counsel to high net worth individuals, affluent families, family offices, family and non-family business entities, estates, trusts, and charitable entities. Michael holds the distinction of being one of the only wealth planning attorneys in the state who holds an LL.M. in Taxation, is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and has received certification in Estate Planning and Probate Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Michael is also the founding co-chair of Jackson Walker’s Family Office Group, which provides trusted counsel to a distinguished group of family office and multifamily office clients throughout the state.
The primary focus of Michael’s representation of individuals and families is preservation of wealth and the efficient transfer of wealth among generations. To achieve these goals, he spends extensive time educating his clients about various transfer techniques available, from the simple to the more advanced, and implementing the appropriate plan for each client.
B.A., Baylor University
J.D., LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center
LL.M. (Taxation) Sturm College of Law
United States Tax Court