Derry W. Swanger

100 Congress Avenue, Suite 1440 Austin, Texas 78701
Firm: Giordani Swanger Ripp LLP
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Giordani Swanger Ripp LLP

Years In Practice

Phone Number (512) 767-7100
Derry Swanger has extensive experience in assisting U.S. and non-U.S. clients with the design and implementation of traditional and more sophisticated estate planning and asset protection strategies. This includes the preparation and implementation of wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, disability documents, marital property agreements,corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies for business succession planning, as well as beneficiary designations necessary to coordinate a client’s life insurance and retirement assets with his or her overall plan. Mr. Swanger has worked extensively with individual and corporate executors and trustees, advising them with respect to the tax and non-tax issues associated with the administration of estates and trusts, and is experienced in the judicial construction, reformation, modification, and termination of trusts.

Mr. Swanger also has substantial experience in advising clients about charitable giving issues and about the creation of tax-exempt organizations, including public charities, private foundations, and private operating foundations. Mr. Swanger is board certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Council, serves as a legal advisor to the Ballet Austin Foundation and is an active member of various other professional and civic organizations.
What legal services does this lawyer offer?
Lawyer of the Year recognition for Derry W. Swanger
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
Trusts and Estates, Austin (2010)
  • Best Lawyer’s 2010 Austin Trust and Estates Lawyer of the Year
  • Texas Super Lawyer-Texas Monthly and Law & Politics magazines (2003 through Present)
Southern Methodist University, J.D.
Graduated 1984
University of Texas - Austin, BBA
Graduated 1981
Contact Details and Office Locations
100 Congress Avenue, Suite 1440
Austin, Texas 78701
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