Winstead has a long tradition of excellence in service to bank trust departments and private or corporate trustees. The firm’s roster includes attorneys who have gained national prominence in matters involving wills, trusts and estates. Over the years, Winstead’s experience on the transactional side of that area of practice has been matched periodically by the involvement of many of its attorneys on the controversy side of practice: will contests, suits by beneficiaries or third parties against bank trust departments or corporate trustees, and suits brought by trustees on a variety of civil actions, including controversies, tax matters, and trust modifications.

Recognizing that this area of law is likely to increase, perhaps geometrically, in the next several years (with the accumulated wealth of “baby boomers,” technology entrepreneurs and others who are targets of litigation), Winstead has set about to coalesce its efforts on behalf of its many clients by establishing its Fiduciary Litigation Practice Group.

The Fiduciary Litigation Practice Group is comprised of individuals who over time have been involved in an impressive array of sophisticated and challenging matters, both on the transactional and controversy sides of practice. Reference to the resumes of the members of the Fiduciary Litigation Practice Group also makes readily apparent the scope, depth and breadth of our experience.  Read More