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10.13.2021   |   Firm News

Burr & Forman Expands Hilton Head Office with the addition of Bret Pruehs and Jennie Cerrati

Hilton Head, SC, October 13, 2021 – Burr & Forman LLP announces the addition of Hilton Head-based partner Bret Pruehs and counsel Jennie Cerrati.

Bret Pruehs has practiced law in the Hilton Head Island area since 2005. He joins the Real Estate Practice Group and handles residential and commercial real estate transactions and general corporate law. Bret represents clients in the real estate, hospitality, food and beverage, construction, and non-profit industries. In addition, he represents horizontal property regimes and property owners associations as well as property owners in various property tax-related issues.

Prior to law school, Bret worked for the NFL in its Player & Employee Development Department, a division of the NFL Management Council. He attended the University of Colorado where he worked as a local sports writer and covered the Colorado Rockies on behalf of ESPN SportsTicker and the Colorado Rockies Gameday Program. Bret received his JD from Tulane University School of Law.

Jennie Cerrati joins the Corporate Practice Group and focuses her practice on estate planning, probate, trust and estate administration as well as tax matters. Jennie counsels clients in all areas of estate planning including gift and estate tax planning, business succession planning, life insurance planning, lifetime giving, charitable planning, and prenuptial agreements. She also handles all aspects of probate and trust administration, including advising fiduciaries throughout the administrative process.

Jennie represents clients of all kinds, whether high net worth individuals and families or families looking to adapt to life changes, such as marriages, children, and expanding businesses. In addition, Jennie has experience in the areas of civil litigation, and family law. She received her bachelor of science degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and JD from Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California.

View an article from Law360 on Bret and Jennie’s announcement here (subscription required).

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