Professional Experience: 

Mr. D'Emilio is the head of the Trusts, Estates and Tax Group at Cooch and Taylor, P.A.  He practices in the areas of estate planning and wealth transfer, estate and trust litigation, estate and trust administration, and tax law.  He routinely counsels both individual and corporate trustees in all matters related to estates and trusts, including providing representation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and the Pennsylvania Orphans' Court.  In addition, Mr. D'Emilio is regularly involved in a variety of other trust matters including trust modifications, terminations, mergers, decantings, nonjudicial settlements, and trust situs changes.  Mr. D'Emilio also represents many individual clients across the country in estate planning and asset protection planning matters, and frequently advises on highly sophisticated wealth transfer strategies.  

Mr. D'Emilio also provides general business and tax planning advice to companies and non-profit entities, and serves as Assistant General Counsel to the Supreme Council of the Royal Arcanum, a fraternal benefit society in the United States and Canada.  Mr. D'Emilio is a frequent lecturer in the area of trusts and estates, and teaches Estate Planning at the University of Delaware's Certified Financial Planning program.  Following law school, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Henry duPont Ridgely, Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court.

In 2016, Mr. D'Emilio was recognized by Chambers and Partners as a leading Private Wealth Attorney (Band 2), and was named one of Delaware Business Times "40 under 40." Mr. D’Emilio has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Delaware Rising Star in the areas of estate planning and trust and estate litigation in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 and was named a 2014 Five Star Estate Planning AttorneySM and aTop Lawyer in the area of Trusts and Estates by Delaware Today in 2014 and 2015. Mr. D’Emilio was selected for inclusion in the 2015 and 2016 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Trusts and Estates.

Admissions: 
Delaware, 2006
Pennsylvania, 2008
Massachusetts, 2014
U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, 2007
United States Tax Court, 2008
Education: 
Villanova University School of Law, LL.M. (Taxation), 2012
Villanova University School of Law, Certificate in Estate Planning, 2011
Villanova University, B.S., 2003
Widener University School of Law, J.D. magna cum laude, 2006.
Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Articles Editor
Moot Court Honor Society
Order of the Barristers
Memberships: 
Delaware State Bar Association, Taxation Section (Chair, 2011-2012)
Delaware Estate Tax Subcommittee, (Member)
New Lawyers Section, (Secretary, 2011-2012)
Estates and Trusts Section, (Member)
Fiduciary Access to Online Accounts Subcommittee, (Member)
Estate Planning Council of Delaware
Wilmington Tax Group
Association of Fraternal Benefit Counsel
Delaware Dreams, Inc., a 501(c)(3) Entity, (Board Member)
Nemours Fund for Children's Health Planned Giving Committee, (Member)
Seminars and Teaching: 
Estate Planning Instructor, 2014, University of Delaware Certified Financal Planning Program
2016 Delaware Trust Conference ( Directed Trusts and Investments)
2015 Delaware Trust Conference (Using Nonjudicial Settlement Agreements, Mergers and Decantings to Move Trusts)
Understanding Delaware's Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Law (2015)
Honors and Awards: 
Delaware Today, 2014 and 2015 Top Lawyer - Trusts and Estates
Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012-2015 - Estate Planning
Five Star Estate Planning Attorney, 2014
Best Lawyers in America, 2015-2016 - Trusts and Estates
Chambers and Partners - Private Wealth Law Attorney (2016)
Delaware Business Times, "40 under 40" (2016)
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