Jay R. Wagner Admitted to the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
READING, PA, April 17, 2019 – Jay R. Wagner, Stevens & Lee Shareholder and Co-Chair of the Estate and Trusts Department, was admitted to the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) at its 2019 Annual Meeting in La Quinta, CA.
Admission to ACTEC is one of the highest professional honors available to trusts and estate council.
A national organization of approximately 2500 peer-elected trust and estate council, ACTEC deploys a rigorous selection process to admit those who demonstrate the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience in their field.
Mr. Wagner joins Stevens & Lee’s C. Thomas Work, Reading, and Ann Reichelderfer, Princeton, as an ACTEC Fellow.
Mr. Wagner has over 25 years of experience in wealth planning, trusts and estates. He concentrates his practice in the areas of complex estate and business transition planning, Will contests and other fiduciary litigation, estate and trust administration, guardianships, tax-exempt foundations and other nonprofit organizations. Has been recognized in Philadelphia Magazine as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer and maintains Martindale Hubble’s highest rating of AV-Preeminent for legal ethics and ability. He regularly speaks for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Bar Associations, the Fiduciary Education Foundation and other organizations on topics such as estate and business transition planning, fiduciary litigation and ethical considerations in estate planning and administration.
Mr. Wagner received a J.D., magna cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law, J.D. and a B.B.A., magna cum laude, from Temple University.