Renee Gabbard

Renee Gabbard (CA 88)

Renee Gabbard is a partner in the Private Client Group in Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s Irvine CA office. Ms. Gabbard’s practice focuses on privately held businesses, high net worth clients, and charitable organizations. Her areas of practice include all aspects of income, capital gains, gift and estate tax planning, charitable planning, advanced wealth and business succession planning, capital gains tax deferral techniques, acquisition, sale and liquidity planning, private corporate structuring, asset freeze techniques, family office planning, insurance planning, trust tax planning, and trust administration for both domestic and international clients. Renee has experience in business succession and wealth planning for high net worth families and families with concentrated stock, real estate, sports teams, international investments and/or privately held businesses. She is able to provide such services as she combines two disciplines — the Federal Gift and Estate Tax with the formation and taxation of privately held pass through entities such as limited partnerships, LLCs, and S Corporations.


Renee represents several family offices and multifamily offices.  She is a frequent lecturer and speaker, and has been published in Estate Planning Magazine and The Taxation of Exempt Organizations.


Renee holds a BA in economics from the University of Southern California and a JD from New York University.