Stacy Eastland is Managing Director of Goldman Sachs & Company (Houston). Stacy joined the firm to expand the advisory team working with Private Wealth Management clients. He currently works with private clients and their own advisors with their strategic wealth management plans, combining a variety of income tax, estate planning and gifting techniques. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in October 2000, Stacy was a senior partner with Baker Botts, L.L.P. in Houston, Texas. Stacy received his B.S. (with Honors) from Washington and Lee and his J.D. from The University of Texas (with Honors). Stacy’s professional associations include: Member of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law; Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Regent for 1992/1998 term); Member of the American Bar Association (Supervisory Council Member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section from 1990-1998); Member of the Texas Bar Association (Texas Bar Foundation Fellow); Member of the Houston Bar Association (Houston Bar Foundation Fellow). Stacy is listed in Who’s Who in America and The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White). He has also been listed in Town & Country and in Bloomberg Personal Finance as one of the top trust and estate lawyers in the U.S. Stacy was selected as one of the ten initial recipients of the Accredited Estate Planner® award of the Estate Planning Hall of Fame® (2004). He was recently named one of the “Top 100 Wealth Advisors” to ultra-high net worth individual clients in the United States by Citywealth magazine. Articles about Stacy’s estate planning ideas have also been featured in Forbes and Fortune magazines. Stacy is a prominent lecturer throughout the country.
Pulling the Rabbit out of the GRAT Hat
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