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Michael A. Sneeringer

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  • 9132 Strada Place
    Third Floor
    Naples, FL 34108

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Michael is an associate practicing estate planning and wealth preservation within the firm’s Corporate Department. His major areas of focus are estate planning, estate administration, asset protection and tax law.

Michael has published numerous articles on estate planning and wealth preservation. He is an associate articles editor for Probate & Property Magazine and reports annually from the Philip E. Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning for the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law.

Bankruptcy, Workout & Creditors' Rights

  • Assist in litigation matters where a trust holds title to the debtor's principal assets (or the debtor is a beneficiary of a trust)
  • Review trusts for creditor and trustee institutional clients
  • Review structures to determine collectability

Business Competition, Advice & Litigation

  • Draft company minutes, consents and operating agreements for closely held businesses
  • Formation of closely held business entities
  • Restructuring of closely held business entities
  • Review of closely held business for purposes of litigation support


  • Experience implementing captive insurance companies with closely held businesses

Intellectual Property

  • Review transactions where estates and trusts are involved in sale of copyrights or royalties

Real Estate

  • Review trusts being used for loan transactions
  • Consider due diligence on potential transactions
  • Discuss ownership and entity selection when non-U.S. persons purchase U.S. situs real estate
  • Experience with foreign trustees and entity providers
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