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Thomas F. Sweeney

Of Counsel
Office

Birmingham

151 S. Old Woodward
Suite 200
Birmingham, MI 48009
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Fax: +12489882327
Education
J.D., University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1968
A.B., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1965
State Bar Licenses
Michigan
Court Admissions
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Supreme Court
Super lawyers 2015
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Thomas F. Sweeney

Of Counsel

Thomas F. Sweeney assists clients in the planning and administration of revocable and irrevocable trusts and estates, and related entities including the design and implementation of estate plans, including tax, probate avoidance, and investment strategy planning.

Tom has extensive experience with Federal and state income and transfer taxation (gift, estate, and generation-skipping transfer) affecting trusts, estates, and individuals. He is actively involved in the planning and administration of revocable and irrevocable trusts and estates, and related entities including the design and implementation of estate plans, including tax, probate avoidance, and investment strategy planning. He also has substantial experience in trust and estate dispute resolution involving the issues of testamentary capacity, undue influence, valuation of assets, and related matters.

Awards/Achievements
2019 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award
Memberships
Best Lawyers in America
Super Lawyers
dBusiness Top Lawyers
State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning Section, Taxation Section
Oakland County Bar Association Taxation Committee
City of Birmingham Charter Review Commission
Elected member of the Baldwin Public Library for 27 years serving four years as President
Board Member of the Community House Association
Board Member, Birmingham Rotary Club Endowment Fund, Inc.