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Michael E. Morden



New York University School of Law, LL.M.
  • Taxation
University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • Michigan Law Review, Contributing Editor
University of Michigan, B.A.
  • Film and Video Studies
University of Michigan, B.A.
  • English

Prior Employment

  • Northwestern University School of Law, Adjunct Professor (Estate Planning), 2011-2016
  • Dentons US LLP, Partner, 2005-2016
  • U.S. Customs and Borders Protection, Staff Attorney, 2004
  • University of Michigan, Graduate Student Instructor, 2002

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Mr. Morden concentrates his practice on trust and estate planning, administration and dispute resolution. 


  • Counsels families and closely-held businesses on wealth preservation and succession planning
  • Advises U.S. and non-U.S. persons on tax and reporting obligations regarding transfers of property in and out of the country
  • Assists philanthropists in the formation and operation of charitable entities and organizations
  • Represents taxpayers in connection with examinations by the Internal Revenue Service
  • Guides clients on all aspects of trust and estate planning, administration and dispute resolution

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