Eileen Trost is a Partner in the Corporate Practice Group.
Eileen concentrates her practice in Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Administration and related income tax issues. She has extensive experience in all aspects of estate, gift, generation-skipping and income tax planning for trusts and estates. Highly regarded for her experience in advising corporate fiduciaries and high-net worth clients, Eileen has earned a reputation for her skill in tax and retirement planning, and for her success in contested matters before the IRS and in the Courts.
She has handled matters related to estate and income taxation of distributions from retirement plans, the use of disclaimers for post-mortem tax planning, estate planning for international clients and sophisticated estate plan drafting.
Eileen also advises the owners of closely held businesses in matters related to their operation, sale, valuation, taxation, reorganization, succession and transfer.
Before joining Freeborn, Eileen was a Partner at several large international law firms including K&L Gates, where she advised high net worth clients on a variety of tax, property and fiduciary issues. She was previously Vice President and Head of Trust Administration for the Arizona affiliate of Chicago-based Northern Trust Corporation.