Jonathan C. Lurie

Senior Counsel

Los Angeles
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
2029 Century Park East
Los Angeles, CA 90067-2905
T 310 855 3050
F 310 855 3099
jluriewillkie.com

Jonathan Lurie is senior counsel in the Private Clients Group, where he focuses on U.S. and international tax and estate planning and trust administration. Jonathan is a problem solver who uses his significant experience to develop personalized wealth management and preservation strategies to achieve the individual objectives and aspirations of the clients he serves.

A native South African, Jonathan has practiced law in South Africa and the United States. He attended university and law school in Johannesburg, South Africa, and is admitted to practice law in the Republic of South Africa and Kingdom of Lesotho, in addition to California.

Jonathan Lurie is senior counsel in the Private Clients Group, where he focuses on U.S. and international tax and estate planning and trust administration. Jonathan is a problem solver who uses his significant experience to develop personalized wealth management and preservation strategies to achieve the individual objectives and aspirations of the clients he serves.

A native South African, Jonathan has practiced law in South Africa and the United States. He attended university and law school in Johannesburg, South Africa, and is admitted to practice law in the Republic of South Africa and Kingdom of Lesotho, in addition to California.

Selected Significant Matters

Jonathan advised on the following significant matters*:

  • Represented a nonresident alien family in the domestication of their large complex estate to benefit U.S. beneficiary children
  • Represented a client with a large illiquid real estate portfolio by eliminating the estate tax and reducing liquidity needs
  • Represented a client who wanted to create a museum for his substantial art collection
  • Represented a family with a family business and created a complex, workable succession plan for the business

*Jonathan advised on these matters prior to joining Willkie.

Selected Professional and Business Activities

  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Co-chair, California Society of Certified Public Accountants Estate and Trust Planning Conference
  • Past chair, Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), Estate and Gift Tax Committee of the Tax Section; past executive committee member, LACBA Trust and Probate Committee

Recognition, Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Trusts and Estates, 1999 - 2021
  • National Law Journal, Trailblazer, Divorce, Trusts & Estates, 2017
  • Chambers USA
    • Wealth Management (Band 1), Nationwide, 2007 - 2016
    • Tax: Estate Planning (Band 1), California, 2007 - 2016
  • Chambers High Net Worth
    • Private Wealth Law (Band 1), Southern California, 2016 - 2021
    • Private Wealth: Western Region (Band 1), USA, 2016 - 2021
  • Super Lawyers, Family & Consumer, Southern California

Recognition, Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Trusts and Estates, 1999 - 2021
  • National Law Journal, Trailblazer, Divorce, Trusts & Estates, 2017
  • Chambers USA
    • Wealth Management (Band 1), Nationwide, 2007 - 2016
    • Tax: Estate Planning (Band 1), California, 2007 - 2016
  • Chambers High Net Worth
    • Private Wealth Law (Band 1), Southern California, 2016 - 2021
    • Private Wealth: Western Region (Band 1), USA, 2016 - 2021
  • Super Lawyers, Family & Consumer, Southern California
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