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Darra Lynn Rayndon

Of Counsel
fax +1 480.684.1170

Darra Rayndon’s practice includes tax planning, business entity formation and representation including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and other businesses, estate and wealth succession planning, asset protection, exempt private offerings, and real estate matters. She is a Certified Fiduciary through the Arizona Supreme Court, and as such, serves as trustee and in other fiduciary capacities when called upon. Darra has over thirty years of practice experience and is certified as a tax specialist by the Arizona Bar.

Darra has served as pro bono legal counsel and board member for a variety of non-profit and charitable organizations. For her volunteer efforts with tax-exempt entities, she was the recipient of the Affordable Housing Program Pro Bono Award given in 1995 by the Arizona Bar Foundation. She is presently a member of the State Bar of Arizona Tax Section, the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council, the Current Tax Discussion Group, and the Women Presidents’ Organization. Darra also serves on the Desert Botanical Garden Planned Giving Committee. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Arizona Supreme Court.

A frequent lecturer, Darra is regularly invited to speak at seminars on estate planning and taxation, domestic and offshore asset protection, and corporate issues. She has published articles in national tax journals and taught graduate-level tax courses.

Education

J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC

Recognitions

Named among The Best Lawyers in America© for Litigation – Trusts and Estates by Best Lawyers (2021-2022)

Memberships

State Bar of Arizona

Central Arizona Estate Planning Council

Current Tax Discussion Group

Women’s Presidents’ Organization

State Bar Licenses

Arizona

Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court