Brittany Newell advises clients on matters related to trusts and estate planning. Brittany’s practice is informed by her experience counseling high-net-worth individuals, business owners, charitable organizations, and family offices in complex estate planning, charitable planning, and wealth preservation matters. Prior to joining Venable, she was an associate in the private client services group of an international law firm. There, Brittany administered trusts and estates for clients, including reviewing estate documents and coordinating asset distribution. She is also adept at drafting summaries of asset disposition, Heggstad petitions, accounting petitions, and proposed settlement agreements.
While attending law school at the University of California, Los Angeles, Brittany gained legal experience in the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. As a legal extern, she attended pre-trial hearings, helped prepare for prosecution, and researched and revised pre-trial motions.