TYSONS, Va. (January 16, 2018) – Holland & Knight’s Private Wealth Services Group has added Cynthia Gausvik as a partner in the firm’s Tysons, Va., office. She previously was a partner at Blank Rome.
Ms. Gausvik concentrates her tax and estate planning practice on advising families and closely held business owners of ultra-high net worth from a broad array of industries, including real estate owners and developers, construction company owners, retail company owners, technology entrepreneurs and government contractors in connection with their estate, gift and generation-skipping tax planning.
“We are delighted that Cynthia has joined us,” said David Scott Sloan, co-leader of Holland & Knight’s Private Wealth Services Group. “Her strong relationships with current clients and solid reputation in the industry will be an asset to the firm.”
“The Mid-Atlantic region in general and Tysons specifically represent important opportunities to expand our roster of ultra-high-net-worth clients,” said Chris Boyett, co-leader of Holland & Knight’s Private Wealth Services Group. “Adding Cynthia to our team will help advance our strategic plan to ensure that we have strong, deep practices focused on these clients in major U.S. markets.”
Ms. Gausvik received an LL.M. degree in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center, a J.D. degree from American University Washington College of Law and a B.A. degree from the University of Virginia.
As the largest private wealth services practice in the United States, Holland & Knight's Private Wealth Services Group represents ultra-high-net-worth individuals, substantial closely held and family businesses, charitable organizations, educational institutions, banks and trust companies. In 2017, Holland & Knight was named "Law Firm of the Year" in trusts and estates law in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" guide.
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