Natanya Allan

Cochran & Allan, LLC

Natanya Holland Allan has dedicated her entire career to estate planning and charitable matters. She is regularly recognized by Washingtonian and Northern Virginia magazines as a leading Financial Adviser and Trusts & Estates Lawyer, and has been selected as one of the best Trusts & Estates Lawyers in America by The Best Lawyers in America.

Natanya approaches every personal planning engagement with empathy, honesty and pragmatism. She prepares legal documents that her clients understand, and strives to ensure that her clients’ assets will pass to their descendants, charities or other beneficiaries in the secure, private and tax-efficient manner they intend. Natanya is experienced in all aspects of estate planning and estate administration, ranging from modest matters to planning for corporate executives, business owners, public figures and those with inherited wealth.

In addition to estate planning, Natanya is committed to charitable work, representing both donors and charitable organizations. Her work with charitable organizations includes formation, funding and grant-making guidance for family foundations, as well as compliance and corporate transactions for public charities.

Natanya is a unique lawyer because she is equally dedicated to practical solutions and technical expertise. She is well regarded for her “plain English” approach, yet other professionals regularly entrust her with highly technical engagements.

In addition to her boutique practice, Natanya serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Tax LLM program at Georgetown University Law Center. She was previously a Partner with BakerHostetler and Associate General Counsel for The Pew Charitable Trusts. Natanya began her legal career at Milbank Tweed in New York.

A native Washingtonian, Natanya lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with her husband and two children.

J.D., Fordham Law School
A.B., Princeton University

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