Amy Jetel has a multi-jurisdictional practice, focusing on the design, implementation, and administration of international trust and entity structures. She assists U.S. and non-U.S. clients with carrying out their estate planning and asset protection goals, and she is well versed in international tax and treaty issues faced by clients connected to more than one jurisdiction. She has developed a niche practice within her field, in which she helps plan around the throwback-tax regime that applies to U.S. beneficiaries of foreign non-grantor trusts. Ms. Jetel also helps non-U.S. individuals structure tax-efficient lifetime and testamentary gifts to their U.S. family members, and she assists clients in bringing unreported foreign structures into full compliance with the Internal Revenue Service. She is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).
Ms. Jetel is a well-regarded author and speaker on estate planning, asset protection, and international taxation and compliance. She is a contributing author and update editor to the four-volume treatise, Asset Protection: Domestic and International Law and Tactics; her article, “Fact or Fiction? A Charging Order is the Exclusive Remedy against a Partnership Interest,” was cited in the dissenting opinion of the Florida Supreme Court case Olmstead v. F.T.C., 44 So. 3d 76 (Fla. 2010); and she has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal. Ms. Jetel is a veteran of the U.S. Navy.