William J. Berens
PEOPLE

William J. Berens

Partner
berens.bill@dorsey.com
Minneapolis P +1 (612) 340-2621 F +1 (612) 465-4253

Overview

BILL ASSISTS CLIENTS IN ESTATE PLANNING, FAMILY OFFICE REPRESENTATION, BUSINESS AND SUCCESSION PLANNING, ESTATE AND TRUST ADMINISTRATION, AND ESTATE AND TRUST LITIGATION.

Bill is a partner and co-head of the Tax, Trusts and Estates department.

Education & Admissions

University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., 1978), magna cum laude; Order of the Coif;
Articles Editor, Minnesota Law Review, 1977-1978

College of St. Thomas (B.A., English, 1975), summa cum laude

Admissions

  • Minnesota

Industries & Practices

  • Non-Profit & Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Tax Controversy & Litigation
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Trusts & Estates Litigation

Accolades

  • Listed as a Minnesota Super Lawyer, 2003-2016
  • Fellow, American College of Trust & Estate Counsel, 1999-present
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, 1993-2017   
  • American Research Corporation, Leading Minnesota Attorneys, 1997-present
William J. Berens