Jennifer J. Wioncek

Partner
305-350-7238
Area of Focus: Tax, Private Wealth Services
GET TO KNOW Jennifer
Jennifer is an experienced tax lawyer handling the needs of high net worth clients and cross-border families. The depth of her experience includes advising on various international and domestic trust and estate planning, pre-immigration planning, expatriation planning, international reporting and compliance, offshore voluntary compliance, and acquisition, maintenance, and sale of U.S. real estate by foreigners.
Q & A
How do you describe your practice?
My practice is the "circle of life" in a lot of ways. Many times my first interaction with an international client is when they are considering moving to the United States and we do pre-immigration planning. That is the start of the circle. Once in the U.S., there are new tax issues and the client has forged a bond with you from the start. Then when and if the client wants to migrate back to their country of origin or another country, I work on their exit strategies and expatriation tax planning. That's why I sum it up as the "circle of life" of a taxpayer from my perspective. I advise them through those various stages of their life.
How are you unique from other tax lawyers?
I distinguish myself from other lawyers by listening to clients. I see it all too often where lawyers are really just about how they can save you taxes without really trying to understand what the client wants and needs. A great tax idea you have is not always going to fit every client situation. You cannot find a solution to the client's problem if you first do not take the time to understand it.
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Jennifer's PRACTICES
EXPERIENCE

Jennifer is an adjunct professor in the Tax LL.M. program at the University of Miami.

INSIGHTS
CREDENTIALS
  • New York University, L.L.M., Taxation, 2007
    St. Thomas University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2005
    St. Thomas University, M.S., 2005
    St. Leo University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2003
  • American Bar Association
    Tax Section, Member
    The Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member
    The Florida Bar
    Tax Section, Member
      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, Member
    Florida International Bankers Association
    Member
    Greater Miami Tax Institute
    Member
    Former President
    Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
    Success in Law School Mentoring Program, Volunteer
    Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
    Member (TEP)
    University of Miami School of Law
    Tax LLM Program, Adjunct Professor
    OUTLaw, Mentor
    Women's Chamber of Commerce of Miami Dade County
    Member
  • Florida
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Citywealth Magazine, Leaders List, 2014 - present; Powerwomen Recognition, 2015 - present

    South Florida Business Journal, 40 Under 40, 2014, 2016

    Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2012 - present

    South Florida Legal Guide, Top Up and Comers, 2016 - present

    Daily Business Review, Rising Star, 2014 - 2015

     

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