John F. DeStefano

Associate, Proskauer Rose LLP

John DeStefano is an associate in Proskauer’s Private Client Services Department. John dedicates his practice to helping wealthy families create custom estate plans and trust funds that support and benefit spouses, children and multiple future generations, while maximizing asset preservation and minimizing income taxes and estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes.

In addition, John teaches regularly as an adjunct professor of finance and law. He previously served as a research assistant to the Dean of the University of Florida Levin College of Law and as a teaching assistant in the University of Florida Warrington College of Business. Before law school, John worked in private equity at a multi billion-dollar investment fund and at a bulge bracket investment bank.

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