Vivian Lee Thoreen

Executive Partner, Chair of Private Wealth Services Dispute Resolution Team

Holland & Knight

Holland & Knight’s Private Wealth Services practice is among the largest such practices in the United States. Vivian Lee Thoreen is the executive partner of Holland & Knight’s Los Angeles office and chairs the firm’s national Private Wealth Services Dispute Resolution Team. She has been first chair in numerous high-value and high-profile estate and fiduciary disputes. Thoreen represented the late actor Mickey Rooney and his court-appointed conservator and executor in an elder abuse action against Rooney’s stepson and stepson’s wife that garnered national media attention. Currently, Thoreen is prosecuting two separate petitions against a successor trustee for the settlor’s breach of promise to make a will and provide an inheritance and for breach of fiduciary duty in a $1 billion estate. An active member of the community, Thoreen is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

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