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Jonathan L. Canestri

Associate, New Haven

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Jonathan L. Canestri is an associate in the Firm’s New Haven office. He is a member of the Firm’s Estate Planning, Tax and Business Practice Groups.

Mr. Canestri advises businesses on general corporate matters, including entity formation and compliance with statutes and regulations. Mr. Canestri also represents public agencies and banks in lending transactions.

As a member of the Firm’s Estate Planning Practice Group, Mr. Canestri provides assistance to clients through the preparation of wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, durable powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney and living wills.

Mr. Canestri also advises businesses and individuals on state and federal income tax matters.

While in law school, Mr. Canestri was recognized with the Tax Faculty Award for achievement in Tax Law and held internships in the areas of estate and trust administration and partnership, corporate and estate taxation. Through his involvement with the Tax Clinic, Mr. Canestri represented taxpayers in proceedings before the Internal Revenue Service. Mr. Canestri also served as the Quinnipiac University School of Law liaison to the Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section.

Mr. Canestri received his J.D., cum laude, from Quinnipiac University School of Law and LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University School of Law. He received his B.S., summa cum laude, in Finance from Quinnipiac University School of Business.

  • LL.M., Taxation, Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA 2020
  • J.D., Concentration in Taxation, cum laude, Quinnipiac University School of Law, North Haven, CT 2015
    - Distinguished Academic Achievement Awards for Estate and Gift Taxation and for Representing Clients
    - Tax Faculty Award

  • B.S., summa cum laude, Finance, Quinnipiac University School of Business, Hamden, CT 2012
    - Wall Street Journal Award for achievement in Finance

  • American Bar Association
    Tax Section

  • Connecticut Bar Association

  • New Haven County Bar Association

  • Connecticut Italian-American Bar Association

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law
    Alumni Association Executive Board

  • State of Connecticut

  • U.S. Tax Court