Abbey L. Farnsworth

Associate

Direct: 801.257.7982
Email:
Abbey L. Farnsworth | Attorney | Parr Brown
EDUCATION
  • 2016, LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law

  • 2014, J.D., magna cum laude, Michigan State University College of Law, Associate Editor, MSU Law Review

  • 2009, B.S., University of Michigan, Kinesiology, Dean's List

BAR ADMISSIONS
  • 2017U.S. Tax Courts

  • 2016Virginia

  • 2015New York

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Virginia Bar Association

  • New York State Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

  • Teach for America, 2009-2011

  • Delta Delta Delta

Abbey L. Farnsworth

Associate

Direct: 801.257.7982
Email:

Abbey Farnsworth practices in the areas of estate planning, gift and estate tax, probate, trust and estate administration and business formation and structuring. Her main focus is on domestic estate planning, estate administration, and estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax planning for high net worth individuals.Abbey also advises executors and trustees in matters involving estate and trust administration. Her work also includes charitable gift planning.

Abbey’s practice also includes international income and transfer tax planning for non-U.S. individuals, families and trusts. Abbey has experience assisting in the design and implementation of structures that address multijurisdictional tax challenges, information reporting (including FATCA and CRS), and other issues confronted by both U.S. and non-U.S. clients.

Prior to joining Parr Brown, Abbey worked as an associate at McGuireWoods, LLP, and in a New York law firm, advising clients on various estate and gift taxation matters and international estate planning and tax compliance.

Abbey is licensed to practice in New York and Virginia. She holds an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law and a Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law, where she was an Editor for the Michigan State Law Review. She received a B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Michigan.

Abbey Farnsworth is licensed in U.S. Tax Court, New York and Virginia only at this time.

Publications & Speaking Engagements:
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, November 11, 2021
  • New Developments in Tax and Wealth Planning: Private Wealth Services Annual Fall Seminars, October 2021
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, April 30, 2021
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, September 2, 2020
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, June 18, 2020
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, October 31, 2019
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, August 12, 2019
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, April 23, 2019
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, July 24, 2018
  • Steve Leimberg’s International Tax Planning Newsletter #23
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, January 2, 2018
  • University of Mary Washington Estate Planning Council, December 7, 2017
  • Estate Planning, July 2017
  • Estate Planning, June 2017
  • Estate Planning, May 2017
  • August 2015
  • ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, 2015
  • Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, 2013
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Publications & Speaking Engagements:
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, November 11, 2021
  • New Developments in Tax and Wealth Planning: Private Wealth Services Annual Fall Seminars, October 2021
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, April 30, 2021
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, September 2, 2020
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, June 18, 2020
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, October 31, 2019
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, August 12, 2019
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, April 23, 2019
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, July 24, 2018
  • Steve Leimberg’s International Tax Planning Newsletter #23
  • McGuireWoods Legal Insights, January 2, 2018
  • University of Mary Washington Estate Planning Council, December 7, 2017
  • Estate Planning, July 2017
  • Estate Planning, June 2017
  • Estate Planning, May 2017
  • August 2015
  • ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, 2015
  • Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, 2013