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Jonathan L. Canestri

Shareholder, New Haven

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

Mr. Canestri has experience in all aspects of federal and state individual income and corporate income tax matters. He represents businesses in general corporate matters including asset and stock sales and purchases.

Mr. Canestri also represents individual clients and families in estate planning matters, including the preparation of wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, durable powers of attorney, durable health care directives, living wills and special needs trusts.

Mr. Canestri received his LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University School of Law, his J.D., cum laude, from Quinnipiac University School of Law and 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

  • State of Connecticut

  • U.S. Tax Court