Jarrett T. Bostwick, J.D., LL.M.

Of Counsel
West Palm Beach, Florida

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Mr. Bostwick serves as Of Counsel at Handler Thayer, LLP and focuses his practice on Wealth Transfer, Philanthropy Planning,  Income Tax Planning, and Trusts & Estates. His experience  includes all facets of wealth and philanthropy planning, specifically  pertaining to areas of charitable split interest trusts, private  foundations and supporting organizations. Mr. Bostwick has assisted numerous affluent families, entrepreneurs and family offices seamlessly integrate both their  charitable and wealth transfer planning goals, and design, analyze and implement complex income  tax and estate tax planning strategies.

Prior to joining Handler Thayer, LLP, Mr. Bostwick was a Partner in the Wealth Planning &  Philanthropy Group in the Chicago, Illinois office of a leading national law firm. During his tenure,  he focused primarily on wealth planning for high net worth individuals with a special emphasis on  advising clients in creating tax-efficient and philanthropy-focused estate plans. His experience  includes tax litigation, valuation and accounting analysis and serving as the Director of Wealth  Planning Design for a nationwide financial planning company. Currently, Mr. Bostwick serves as  the managing principal of National Financial Companies, LLC a Florida-based venture capital firm  that specializes in financial service companies and health care investments. He also serves on the  advisory board of a Family Office Private Equity Structure with an investment focus in the  Specialty Pharmacy/Healthcare market space.

Mr. Bostwick earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs degree at The George Washington  University in Washington, D.C., a Juris Doctor degree from Gonzaga University School of Law in  Spokane, Washington, and a Masters of Law in Taxation degree from The University of  Washington School of Law in Seattle, Washington.

Mr. Bostwick was named by Worth Magazine as “One of the Top 100 Attorneys in the United  States” serving affluent families and family offices. He has also been recognized by various  independent organizations on their  lists of top attorneys. Leading Lawyers Network named him one of the Top Attorneys in Illinois, in the area of, Trust, Will & Estate Planning Law.  Mr. Bostwick has also been named to the lists of The Best Lawyers in America for Trusts &  Estates Law and Super Lawyers Illinois Rising Stars in the areas of Estate Planning & Probate and  Tax.

Mr. Bostwick has been active in local and national bar associations, and was  named Vice Chair of the Exempt Organization Section of the American Bar Association Real  Property, Probate and Trust Law Charitable Planning and Exemption Organizations Group. Mr.  Bostwick is a nationally prominent speaker and author who has been named to Who’s  Who in America.

Contact Information

Phone: (312) 641-2100
Email: jbostwick@handlerthayer.com

Chicago Office

191 North Wacker Drive, Ste. 2300

Chicago, Illinois 60606-1633

Naples Office

3050 North Horseshoe Drive, Ste. 154

Naples, Florida 34104-7911

Telephone: (312) 641-2100