Edward F. Reilly, Counsel

Edward F. Reilly

Biography

Edward “Ned” Reilly focuses his practice on the representation of families with multi-generational wealth. Ned takes a careful approach to his representation, making certain he addresses the individual’s needs and objectives, as well as those of his or her family. His strong sense of duty to serve his clients reaches beyond immediate concerns and builds for future generations. Ned believes that each relationship starts with understanding what a client needs before deciding a course of action:

“I try to be a counselor. I want each client to talk to me, and I focus on listening to them carefully, asking questions and gaining a complete understanding of where they are, and of their long term objectives. In order to really do what is right, you have to truly hear what the client is saying. This is where the process begins.”

Ned joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2017 after more than three decades of practice with a well- regarded, Clayton, Missouri firm, where he developed a reputation as one of the area’s top wealth planning, trust and estate attorneys.

Background

Education

Ned received his LL.M. in Taxation from Washington University in St. Louis and received his Juris Doctor from Washington University School of Law.

He earned a B.A. from the University of Illinois.

Professional Activities

Ned is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (Probate and Trust Law Steering Committee).

He is admitted to practice law in Missouri, Illinois and the United States Tax Court.

He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the Trusts and Estates practice category since 2005. Ned is an Adjunct Professor in the LL.M. program at Washington University School of Law, a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and is an Articles Editor for The Tax Lawyer.

BIOGRAPHY

Edward “Ned” Reilly focuses his practice on the representation of families with multi- generational wealth. Ned takes a careful approach to his representation, making certain he addresses the individual’s needs and objectives, as well as those of his or her family. His strong sense of duty to serve his clients reaches beyond immediate concerns and builds for future generations. Ned believes that each relationship starts with understanding what a client needs before deciding a course of action:

“I try to be a counselor. I want each client to talk to me, and I focus on listening to them carefully, asking questions and gaining a complete understanding of where they are, and of their long term objectives. In order to really do what is right, you have to truly hear what the client is saying. This is where the process begins.”

Ned joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2017 after more than three decades of practice with a well- regarded, Clayton, Missouri firm, where he developed a reputation as one of the area’s top wealth planning, trust and estate attorneys.

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