Jennifer J. Wioncek
Jennifer is a highly experienced tax attorney with extensive expertise in handling the tax and succession planning needs of high net worth clients for domestic and cross-border families. Her broad practice covers international and domestic tax and estate planning issues, pre-immigration tax planning, expatriation tax planning, private trust company structuring, cross-border estate administration, tax structuring for real estate funds with foreign investors, and other tax structuring for investment into the United States, and the acquisition, maintenance, and sale of U.S. real estate by foreigners.
Jennifer is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC”), a professional organization of approximately 2,600 lawyers who have demonstrated the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence, and experience as trust and estate counselors. She is also a long-time adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law Tax LL.M. program, where she teaches different tax courses.
Jennifer is very active in the Florida Bar Tax Section, including former Co-Director of the International Tax Division. She is also a member of the American Bar Association (Tax Section and The Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section), and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar, and is a board member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Miami Branch (STEP Miami) with TEP recognition.
EducationNew York University, LL.M., Taxation, 2007St. Thomas University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2005St. Thomas University, M.S., 2005St. Leo University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2003
InvolvementAmerican Bar AssociationTax Section, Member
The Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, MemberAmerican College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)FellowSt Thomas UniversitySchool of Law, Advisory Board MemberThe Florida Bar
Tax Section, Member
Co-Director of International Tax Division
former Director of Section Administration
former Young Tax Lawyers Director
former Website Committee Chair
former Pro Bono Committee Chair
Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, MemberGreater Miami Tax InstituteMember
Former PresidentSociety of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Miami Branch, Director
Chair of Mentorship ProgramUniversity of Miami
School of Law
Representing High Net Worth Individuals, ISDE Introduction to U.S. Taxation Tax Course, Adjunct Professor
Tax LLM Program, Adjunct Professor
Court AdmissionsU.S. Tax Court
Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
Band 3, Chambers HNW, Private Wealth Law - Florida, 2019 - present
STEP Private Client Awards, Legal Team of the Year Category Finalist, 2020
The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates, 2019 - present
Citywealth Magazine, Top 100 Private Client Lawyers 2021;Leaders List, 2014 - present; International Powerwomen Recognition, 2015 - present; Future Leaders Top 100, 2018; Woman of the Year (North America) Shortlist, 2018; Inspirational Woman of the Year Shortlist, 2017; Lawyer of the Year IFC - Partner Shortlist, 2017, IFC Top 200 Powerwomen Recognition, 2017
South Florida Business Journal, 40 Under 40, 2014, 2016
Florida Super Lawyers, 2018 - 2020
Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Rising Stars, 2012 - 2017
South Florida Legal Guide, Top Up and Comers, 2016 - present
Daily Business Review, Rising Star, 2014 - 2015Florida Trend, Legal Elite, 2018
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