Wednesday, January 2, 2019


Alison Egan ’06 Promoted to Of Counsel at Caplin & Drysdale

Alison EganCaplin & Drysdale announced that effective January 1, 2019, Alison Egan ’06 became Of Counsel at the firm.  Ms. Egan works primarily in the firm’s Private Client and International Tax practice groups, assisting high-net-worth individuals and their families by designing and implementing tailored strategies to preserve their wealth for future generations.  As part of her practice, Ms. Egan advises domestic and international clients on tax and estate planning, lifetime wealth transfers, and the administration of estates and trusts.

Drawing on her experiences working in both business and the nonprofit sector, Ms. Egan is skilled at identifying critical issues, asking probing questions, and utilizing rigorous analysis to arrive at the best solutions for her clients.  Ms. Egan has a high degree of comfort using quantitative analysis to produce insights into the estate, gift, generation-skipping, and income tax implications of sophisticated planning options, and she takes pride in producing straightforward and accessible communications for her clients outlining their proposed estate plans.

Ms. Egan earned her law degree from Yale Law School, where she was Managing Editor of The Yale Law Journal, and she graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard University with a degree in applied mathematics.