Ann Burns focuses on estate and charitable planning, business succession planning, estate and trust administration, and fiduciary and tax litigation. Ann is the chair of the Trust, Estate & Charitable Planning group.
Ann brings a unique mix of skills to her law practice as a certified public accountant (inactive) and a principal in the firm. She represents multi-generational families of wealth throughout the country, assisting and guiding them in their relationships with trustees and other advisors. Ann also represents individual and corporate trustees in estate and tax planning and in fiduciary controversies in state and federal courts.
Ann is a Regent of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. She has presented numerous seminars on topics related to estate planning, trusts, estates, and taxation. In 2010, she was featured in an article in The New York Times focusing on the uncertainty of the estate tax.
Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a 180-plus attorney, full-service firm with offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, North Dakota.