Richard (Dick) Nenno, Esquire, is trust counsel and senior managing director in Wilmington Trust’s Wealth Advisory. Nenno, based in Wilmington, Del. has nearly 40 years of estate planning experience, and is admitted to the practice of law in Delaware and Pennsylvania.
He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an observer on the Uniform Law Commission committee that is drafting a Uniform Divided Trusteeship Act, a member of the Bloomberg BNA Estates, Gifts, and Trusts Advisory Board, a Distinguished Accredited Estate Planner, and a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner.
Nenno is a recognized national speaker and published authority on estate planning issues. He has presented at the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, the ALI-ABA Planning Techniques for Large Estates Conference, the IBA/ABA International Wealth Transfer Practice Conference, the Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute, the AICPA Advanced Estate Planning Conference, the NYU Institute on Federal Taxation, the Southern California Tax and Estate Planning Forum, and the Practising Law Institute Estate Planning Institute.
Prior to joining Wilmington Trust in 1982, he was an associate in the Estates Department of the Philadelphia law firm of Ballard Spahr. He graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He earned his J.D. degree from Harvard Law School.
Nenno is a member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law (member of Council), and Section of Taxation, as well as the Delaware State Bar Association (past chair of Estates and Trusts Section), Estate Planning Council of Delaware, Inc. (Past President) and the Philadelphia Bar Association.
- Estate planning
- Delaware law
- Asset-protection trusts and dynasty trusts