Silvio Reggiardo III


Certified Estate Planning, Trusts & Probate Law Specialist, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

Certified Public Accountant.

Estate Planning and Administration 

Prepared over one hundred estate plans (many of which were tax sensitive), including analysis of financial situation and planning objectives, and drafting of documents (such as wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, and general and healthcare powers of attorney).

Planned several estate freeze transactions for owners of large, privately-held company.

Probated estates, terminated trusts, and transferred property pursuant to summary procedures.

Drafted briefs and motions relating to estate and trust controversies. Made court appearances to argue or settle disputes.

Prepared estate, fiduciary and individual tax returns.

Provided tax analysis and proposed structure for bankruptcy reorganization of $250 million IRM partnership group.

Advised and guided PRPs on the formation of multi-party trusts to conduct multi-million dollar emergency response actions.

Advised clients on federal, state and local tax issues, including, for example, nontaxable corporate re organizations, partnership allocations and distributions, debt restructuring, employee compensation, taxation of settlements, and like-kind exchanges.

Represented clients in tax controversies, including judicial and administrative hearings.

Former Judicial Intern for Judge John E. Benson of the California Court of Appeal in San Francisco, California

Contact Silvio Reggiardo III

Downey Brand LLP
621 Capitol Mall
18th Floor
Sacramento, California  95814
Phone: 916.444.1000
Fax: 916.444.2100


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • California