ACTEC Recognizes 2019 Elected Regents

 

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) is governed by 39 members of the Board of Regents, six of whom are officers of the association. Regents are elected by the voting Fellows into office during the Annual Meeting for a 3-year term. The College recognizes three new Fellows to the Board of Regents: Bridget A. Logstrom Koci, Peter S. Gordon, and Rudy L. Ogburn.

 

Bridget A. Logstrom Koci

Bridget A. Logstrom Koci, of Dorsey & Whitney LLP, has been elected to the Board of Regents of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Bridget will fill the unexpired term held by Kurt A. Sommer, with her term ending in 2021.

Bridget serves as ACTEC’s Minnesota State Chair. She is a partner in Dorsey’s Trusts and Estates Consulting practice and co-chairs the Trusts and Estates Litigation practice. She also plays an important role in Dorsey as Minneapolis Office Co-Head. 

Bridget has been delivering estate planning solutions to clients for over 30 years, and takes pride in being a trusted advisor with strong, long-term client relationships. She has substantial experience in all aspects of estate planning and resolving estate and trust disputes.

Bridget was listed in Best Lawyers in America©, 2008-2019 and as a Minnesota Super Lawyer, 2006, 2010-2018.

 

Peter S. Gordon

Peter S. Gordon, a Director of the Wilmington law firm of Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A., has been elected as an Executive Committee Regent on the Board of Regents and an At Large Member of the Executive Committee. Elected for a 3-year term ending in 2022, Peter was first elected to the Board of Regents in 2003, serving a 6-year term and was Chair of Membership Selection.

Peter is a former Chair of the Estates and Trusts Section and the Tax Section of the Delaware Bar Association. He has also served as Chairman of the Wilmington Tax Group, presently serves on the Planning Committee of the Delaware Tax Institute, and is a regular participant in Bar Association seminars.

Peter’s area of practice includes trusts and estate planning and fiduciary litigation. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America©, in both trusts and estates and tax law, and as one of Delaware Today’s top lawyers in the field of trusts and estates.

 

Rudy L. Ogburn

Rudy L. Ogburn, shareholder at Young Moore, has been elected to the Board of Regents of ACTEC. Rudy was elected for an initial 3-year term, ending in 2022.

Rudy leads Young Moore’s Trusts and Estates team and focuses his practice on estate planning, wills, trusts, wealth transfer, estate administration, asset protection, charitable gifts, business planning, will and trust disputes, and premarital agreements. He is a former member of the firm’s Practice Management Committee and a North Carolina State Bar Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law. Prior to joining Young Moore and Henderson, Rudy was a regional trust manager for First Citizens Bank.

Rudy has been an ACTEC Fellow since 2000 and served as the College’s North Carolina State Chair from 2011-2016. Currently, within ACTEC, he serves as a member of its Long Range Planning Committee and Membership Selection Committee and as Chair of the Legislative Developments Subcommittee of the Employee Benefits in Estate Planning Committee. His emphasis on and success in membership planning and recruitment have made him a key resource to both Long Range Planning and the State Chairs Steering Committee.

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