Legacy and Wealth Planning
Harry is a director of Legacy and Wealth Planning for the Western region. In his role, Harry delivers a comprehensive suite of services to ultra-high-net-worth families, including our Abbot Downing Clarity process and customized estate and wealth transfer planning. Working collaboratively and decisively with our other service units, Harry is uniquely situated to assist families with all aspects of their planning needs.
Before joining Abbot Downing, Harry provided multigenerational wealth planning for high-net-worth clients for nearly a decade as an attorney at some of Los Angeles’ leading estate planning firms. He leveraged his robust knowledge, creative thinking, and zealous advocacy to help families preserve wealth, protect legacies, and fund philanthropic causes. Harry has been quoted on television, radio, and in print, including the Wall Street Journal and USA Today.
Harry received his juris doctor degree from Harvard Law School, where he was a recipient of the Williston Competition prize. He graduated summa cum laude from Purdue University after delivering the commencement address and earning a bachelor’s degree with a dual major in Psychology and Law & Society. Although not currently practicing, Harry remains an attorney licensed by the State Bar of California.
A transplant from the suburbs of Detroit, he now lives in Eagle Rock, California, with his wife, Amy, and their four-legged dependents, Misfit, Gizmo, and Nova.