Walter T. Killmer, Jr. is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. For more than thirty years, Walter has represented individuals, families, fiduciaries and nonprofit organizations in the areas of estate and trust planning, fiduciary administration and charitable giving.
In his international practice, Walter advises non-US persons seeking to invest in the US or who own US assets; non-US persons seeking to make gifts to US family members or create trusts for their benefit; and US residents who are nationals of another country and may have assets in multiple jurisdictions.
Before moving to Los Angeles in 2006, he practiced in New York at two large international law firms, serving at the latter as head of the trusts and estates practice for seven years. Walter’s clients include business owners, corporate executives, professionals, artists, families with dynastic wealth, and executors and trustees.