We are excited to announce the addition of Ed Vinhateiro to Patel Burkhalter Law Group as our in-house Trusts and Estates Lawyer. Ed has significant experience planning for individuals and business owners to include asset protection, succession planning and income and transfer tax mitigation strategies.
He began his legal career as an attorney with the Nirenstein, Horowitz and Associates, P.C., and subsequently Sayer Regan Thayer & Flanagan, LLP, where he served as an estate planner designing trust based plans and administering decedent’s estates. He later joined Hunter Maclean Exley & Dunn, P.C., where he focused his practice on sophisticated planning for business and high net worth clients as well as tax planning and analysis for business and tax exempt transactions.
Prior to beginning his career in the legal field, Ed served as an Infantryman in the United States Army and was a successful tax associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP where he worked in private equity, mergers and acquisitions.
Ed is a member of the Connecticut State Bar, Rhode Island State Bar, and Georgia State Bar. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BA in Political Science and Sociology and received his JD from the Loyola University School of Law. Additionally, Ed earned his Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M) from the Boston University School of Law. He originally hails from Stonington, Connecticut and now resides in St. Simons Island, Georgia with his wife and two children. When not assisting his clients, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing tennis and competitive shooting.