Ani Hovanessian's arrival to Venable as chair of the New York Tax and Wealth Planning Practice was featured in The American Lawyer on November 5, 2018, and in Law360 on November 14, 2018. Ms. Hovanessian advises high-net-worth clients, including private equity and hedge fund principals, entrepreneurs, art collectors, and real estate families. She has a range of experience guiding those types of clients through wealth transfers, estate planning, and protecting their assets.
Commenting on Ms. Hovanessian's arrival to the firm in The American Lawyer, Michele Mulrooney, chair of Venable's West Coast Tax and Wealth Planning Practice, said, "We at Venable are extremely fortunate to have Ani assume responsibility for running and further building our New York estate planning practice. Besides Ani's deep knowledge in the area, her warmth and dynamic energy for her clients makes her a perfect fit for Venable."
For her part, Hovanessian said in The American Lawyer that joining forces with Mulrooney and other "powerhouse" partners at Venable would provide "enormous value" to her existing clients. She noted in a statement that she looks forward to helping the firm extend its base of estate planning clients.
"My clients become part of my family, and, as their trusted adviser, I am committed to serving their best interests," she said. "I am incredibly charged and inspired to continue providing sophisticated services and a robust Venable platform as we embrace more clients and welcome them into our family."