Shannon L. Crew
Direct Dial: 412-288-1845
Shannon concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning and estate administration. She has extensive experience drafting fundamental and advanced estate planning documents, including Wills, Powers of Attorney, Revocable Trusts and Irrevocable Trusts, including Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts (ILITs) and associated Crummey withdrawal notices, Qualified Personal Residence Trusts (QPRTs), Charitable Remainder Unitrusts (CRUTs), and Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts (IDGTs). Shannon works with clients to form estate plans that incorporate tax planning and customized dispositive provisions and provide for the coordination of beneficiary designations for life insurance and retirement accounts. Shannon also works with family business owners to develop and implement succession plans. In addition, Shannon’s practice involves the administration of decedents’ estates and the filing of related tax returns.
Prior to joining the firm, Shannon worked in PNC Bank’s trust department where she focused on estate planning and drafting.
- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
- Washington and Jefferson College, B.A., 1991,
With High Honors, Member of Phi Beta Kappa
- University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1994,
With Honors, Member of the Order of the Coif and University of Pittsburgh Law Review
- Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
- Member, Estate Planning Council of Pittsburgh
- Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association