Wendi Crowe

PartnerMiller Thomson LLPCorporate and Private M&A

Wendi Crowe is a Business Lawyer and Partner in the Edmonton office of Miller Thomson. Her practice focuses on tax, mergers & acquisitions, trusts and estate planning. Wendi advises clients at all stages of the business life cycle, including incorporation and initial ownership structure; shareholder and partnership agreements; compensation issues including employee profit-sharing plans and stock options; acquisitions and divestitures; estate freezes; and other restructuring. She prepares trusts for minors, spouses and dependent adults, Alberta-resident trusts, wills, powers of attorney and personal (health care) directives. Wendi advises individuals on owning U.S. property and planning for U.S. citizens and U.S. beneficiaries.

Wendi Crowe is a Business Lawyer and Partner in the Edmonton office of Miller Thomson. Her practice focuses on tax, mergers & acquisitions, trusts and estate planning. Wendi advises clients at all stages of the business life cycle, including incorporation and initial ownership structure; shareholder and partnership agreements; compensation issues including employee profit-sharing plans and stock options; acquisitions and divestitures; estate freezes; and other restructuring. She prepares trusts for minors, spouses and dependent adults, Alberta-resident trusts, wills, powers of attorney and personal (health care) directives. Wendi advises individuals on owning U.S. property and planning for U.S. citizens and U.S. beneficiaries.

Her approach to transactions is practical and multi-faceted, addressing the operational, regulatory, tax, succession and estate planning issues facing individuals and family enterprises. Wendi has acted in both the acquisition and disposition of privately-held businesses in a broad range of industries such as construction, manufacturing, distribution, technology, consulting, aviation and service firms.

Education

  • University of Alberta, LL.B. , 1996
  • University of Alberta, B.Comm., 1992

Bar Admission

  • Alberta, 1997

Associations

  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Estate & Personal Tax Planning, 2019-2020
  • Chambers High Net Worth Guide, Private Wealth Law – Canada 2017-2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell® BV Rating, since 2013

Awards & Honours

  • Best Lawyers in Canada – Corporate Law, Trusts and Estates, 2012–2020
  • Horace Harvey Gold Medal in Law, University of Alberta, 1996