Our Attorneys

Benjamin C. Wiegand Direct dial: 713-980-7713 Email Benjamin bwiegand@ydklaw.com V-Card 3737 Buffalo Speedway
Suite 1500
Houston, TX 77098-3738
Fax : 713-980-7799
Print EXPERIENCE

Ben concentrates his practice on assisting high net worth domestic and international clients with various aspects of estate planning, trust formation, and the management of family businesses.  Ben advises grantors and beneficiaries of trusts and estates, corporate and individual trustees, and family offices.

Ben has extensive experience advising clients on the formation, management, and restructuring of family business and investment entities. He works closely with clients and their advisors to establish robust family governance structures specifically tailored to meet each family's unique needs. He also has a range of experience navigating various corporate law transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, and debt financings.

Prior to joining Ytterberg Deery Knull, Ben practiced in the corporate departments of Latham & Watkins LLP and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

CREDENTIALS

  • Admitted to practice: New York, 2013, Texas, 2014 
  •  New York University School of Law, J.D., 2009 
  •  Boston College, B.S., cum laude, 2004

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & ACTIVITIES

  • State Bar of Texas
    • Real Estate, Probate and Trust Section
  • State Bar of New York
  • State Bar of California (inactive)
  • Houston Estate and Financial Forum 
  • Houston Bar Association
    • Probate, Trusts and Estates Section