Lawrence Brody

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Mr. Brody is a Partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, an international law firm, resident in the St. Louis office, and member of its Private Client Service Group and its Technology, Entrepreneurial & Commercial Practice Client Service Group. He is an adjunct professor at Washington University School of Law, teaching Estate Planning and Drafting, and a visiting adjunct professor at the University of Miami Law School, teaching a course on Life Insurance.

Mr. Brody is author or co-author of numerous articles and books on the use of life insurance in estate and employee benefit planning, including two books for the National Underwriter Company, and a number of volumes in the ABA Insurance Counselor Series. He is a fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and American College of Tax Counsel and a frequent participant at ALI-ABA and Society of Financial Professionals programs and teleconferences. He is a frequent speaker at all of the major life insurance industry programs (including the MDRT, the Top of the Table, AALU and the International Forum), many local estate planning council meetings, a number of state bar association conferences, and many national estate planning programs. He is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Philip E. Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning of the University of Miami School of Law; member, Editorial Boards of Tax Management Estates, Gifts, and Trusts Journal from Bloomberg Tax, and the Society of Financial Service Professionals Journal of Financial Services Professionals; designated, Accredited Estate Planner by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils, and one of 10 individuals awarded its Distinguished Accredited Estate Planner designation in the initial class, in 2004;  and co-creator and co-editor of the AALU WRNewswire.

LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law (1968)
J.D., Washington University School of Law (1967
B.S., University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School of Business) (1964)

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