I find the practice of trusts and estates rewarding because I’m constantly challenged with solving complex problems for clients as tax laws and family dynamics evolve. My practice is also extremely engaging because it lies at the intersection of tax planning, business law, and philanthropy.
Preston C. Demouchet is a member of the Trusts & Estates Department focusing his practice on tax, estate planning, and the administration of estates and trusts.
Preston advises high-net-worth individuals and families by designing complex estate plans tailored to achieve each client’s wealth preservation and transfer goals. In assisting clients, Preston utilizes a tax-efficient approach that addresses business succession needs, charitable goals, and inter-generational planning. Preston’s clients also include entrepreneurs, owners of closely-held businesses, and sports and media executives. Preston also counsels corporate fiduciaries in all aspects of estate and trust administration.
Prior to joining Carter Ledyard, Preston worked as a Series 7 and Series 66 financial advisor at The Ayco Company LP, a Goldman Sachs Company, where he provided tax and estate planning advice to Fortune 500 executives.
Before attending law school, Mr. Demouchet worked for three years as a Teach for America middle school math teacher in Manhattan.