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Keith K. Grissom

Associate

Keith Grissom's background representing a variety of business entities and trusts is complemented by a deep understanding of new developments in tax, estate planning and related matters.

Admissions

  • Missouri

Education

LL.M., Taxation, Washington University School of Law, 2012

J.D., Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 2005

B.S., Business Administration, University of Central Missouri, 2002

Profile

Keith Grissom counsels businesses and individuals on matters including estate planning and closely held business succession planning. 

Keith’s experience includes addressing income, estate, generation-skipping transfer and gift tax issues related to estate planning and trust administration. In addition, Keith  has experience in business entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate and other tax issues, including tax structuring and controversy. He has an LL.M. in taxation and counsels clients on strategies for estate tax reduction and income tax planning.

Before joining the firm, he worked for several years at a St. Louis law firm and before that, as general counsel and project manager for a real estate investment and development company that also functioned as a family office. There, he was responsible for the management and administration of over 35 different corporations, pass-through entities and trusts, each of which were involved in a variety of investment holdings, and advised outside counsel and accountants on the preparation of income, estate and gift tax returns and analyzed complex tax and ownership issues. 

Professional Affiliations

  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • American Bar Association

Community/Civic Activities

  • Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts

News & Insights

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • “Basis Basics and the New Basis Consistency and Reporting Regulations”
    Greensfelder Estate Planning Seminar, November 3, 2016
  • “Material Participation Rules for Trusts: Leveraging the Aragona Trust Holding to Minimize NIIT Impact - Avoiding the Passive Activity Loss Rules for Trusts Through Strategic Planning”
    Strafford Seminars, September 27, 2016
  • “The Affordable Care Act- Small Business Considerations”
    ADP Joint Client Presentation, July 1, 2015
  • "Estate and Gift Tax Planning for Business Owners" and “Legal and Tax Considerations in Selling a Business and Estate and Gift Tax Planning for Business Owners”
    National Business Institute Business Ownership Succession Planning Event, June 2015
  • “Legal Considerations and Asset Protection for Real Estate Investments”
    Real Estate Mastermind Group, February 1, 2015
  • “The Affordable Care Act — A Review of ACA Aggregation Rules and Other Issues”
    Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce-Business Over Breakfast, November 1, 2014
  • “Estate Planning Basics”
    Chesterfield Rotary, May 1, 2014
  • “Estate Planning Basics for the Sandwich Generation”
    St. Louis College of Pharmacy Sandwich Generation Workshop, February 1, 2014
  • “The Affordable Care Act, After the Delay- Now What? A Review of New Regulations and Overview of Obligations”
    July 2013

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