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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

  • Dentons US LLP, Partner, 2005-2016

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Michael 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
  • 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


Poverty Alleviation Chicago, Board Member

Futures Foundation, Board Member

Northwestern University School of Law, Adjunct Professor (Estate Planning), 2011-2017

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