Gregory Herman-Giddens, JD, LLM, TEP, CFP


Specializing in Wealth Planning, Protection and Management, Gregory Herman-Giddens, JD, LLM, TEP, CFP and the team at TrustCounsel have the knowledge and experience to help you develop an estate plan carefully designed to protect your family, preserve your assets, and save taxes.
Greg Herman-Giddens is a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law, and his areas of practice include gift and estate tax planning, asset protection planning, business succession planning, and estate and trust administration. Some of the techniques utilized by Greg include family limited liability companies, dynasty trusts, generation-skipping trusts, private split dollar life insurance, grantor retained annuity trusts, charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, and special needs trusts.  He is a member of WealthCounsel, LLC, a national organization of estate planning attorneys dedicated to provided the highest level of service and expertise to their clients.
Licensed in North Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, New York and England and Wales (Solicitor), Greg is also a member of the Bars of the United States Supreme Court and the United States Tax Court. In addition to being a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning , Greg has an LL.M. in Estate Planning from the University of Miami School of Law. and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER(TM).   Most recently, Greg earned the designations Registered Guardian from the North Carolina Guardianship Association and Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Greg was selected as a 2011 and 2007 North Carolina “Super Lawyer” in Estate Planning and Probate Law. Only 5% of the State’s attorneys received this designation.  He was also voted by his fellow attorneys as a member of the “Legal Elite” in Tax and Estate Planning in the January 2007 issue of Business North Carolina.  Only slightly over 3% of North Carolina attorney were elected to the Legal Elite. In the April 2008 edition of Business Leader magazine, Greg was named as a Triangle Impact Financial Leader. He is rated as a perfect “10” (Superb) on
Greg is a frequent speaker and contributor to legal and other publications.
Address: 1414 Raleigh Rd Ste 203, Chapel Hill NC 27517
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