Emily S. Pan

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Offices Cincinnati
Phone 513.723.4055
Fax 513.852.7821
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Emily is a partner in the Vorys Cincinnati office and a member of the trusts, estates and wealth transfer group. Emily’s practice ranges from representing individuals with their estate planning and wealth transfer needs, corporate fiduciaries with respect to trust and estate administration issues and nonprofit organizations with their tax exempt compliance.

Working with individuals, Emily assists with a variety of wealth transfer matters, including estate planning, charitable planning and business succession planning. Emily’s clients consist of high net worth individuals and families, closely-held business owners, corporate executives, retirees and young professionals.  Emily uses creative strategies to accomplish her clients’ tax and non-tax goals and focuses on providing practical solutions.  

Emily regularly represents corporate fiduciaries on a wide range of trust and estate administration issues. Emily also represents nonprofit organizations with respect to general governance issues, qualification for tax exemption, compliance with private foundation rules, public charity qualification and use of supporting organizations, and reorganization and dissolution. 

Emily works collaboratively with Vorys litigators on controversies related to wealth transfer, including estate, trust, real estate and closely-held business disputes, and the exercise of fiduciary duties by trustees, executors, administrators, guardians and powers of attorney.

Emily is a Fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).  According to ACTEC, lawyers and law professors are elected to be fellows based on their outstanding reputation, exceptional skill, and substantial contributions to the field by lecturing, writing, teaching and participating in bar activities.  Emily also serves on the Council of the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section of the Ohio State Bar Association and is a member of the executive committee. The Council monitors Ohio’s trust and estate law and drafts and proposes new legislation for consideration by the Ohio General Assembly.  

Emily participates in – and Vorys is an advisor member of – the Family Office Exchange, an authority on matters related to legacy wealth management. She is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cincinnati Bar Association.

Emily is a frequent lecturer on various estate planning and estate administration topics. 

Emily received her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law and her B.B.A. cum laude from the University of Miami.

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