Jonathan Lurie is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP resident in the Firm’s Los Angeles office. As a member of the Private Client Department, Mr. Lurie focuses his practice on estate planning and post death administration, including international estate planning. He has lectured in estate planning at Whittier School of Law and the University of West Los Angeles. He is a past executive committee member of the Trust and Probate Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar and is a past chair of the Estate and Gift Tax Committee of the Tax Section of the Los Angeles County Bar and is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He is on the planned giving committee of Camp Max Straus Foundation. Jonathan was also recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of trusts and estates and was ranked as a leading lawyer in tax estate planning in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He was also ranked as a Southern California Super Lawyer for the Family & Consumer.Mr. Lurie is a frequent speaker and author on the subject of estate planning. Some of his recent speeches include speeches for the University of Miami’s Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, CPA Foundation, USC Tax Institute and the USC Trust and Probate Conference. He is a contributing author to the Continuing Education of the Bar’s California Will Drafting Treatise. He has also contributed to the updates in the California Decedent Estate Practice and has written articles for several periodicals.