Winstead PC Shareholder Christine Wakeman has been featured in D Magazine’s 2021 edition of “Best Lawyers Under 40.” Compiled through peer nominations and panel review, the list recognizes up-and-coming attorneys in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Wakeman has been included since 2018.
Wakeman is a member of Winstead’s Wealth Preservation Practice Group. She is board certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has experience in a wide range of estate and business planning matters involving fiduciaries, trusts, taxation and high net worth individuals and their families. Wakeman regularly designs and prepares core estate planning documents, including wills, revocable trust agreements, and medical and financial powers of attorney. She also designs, implements and monitors transfer tax minimization strategies, including gifts to family trusts, installment sales to grantor trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs), and irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs).
Winstead is a national business law firm with nearly 300 attorneys who serve as trusted advisors to emerging, mid-market and large companies, both public and private. The Winstead team provides a range of core legal services that are critical to our clients achieving their business goals. Winstead’s business transactions and litigation practices serve key industries including airlines, financial services, healthcare, higher education, investment management/private funds, life sciences, real estate, and sports business.