John Luchristt is a partner in Chapman’s Trusts and Estates Department. John’s practice focuses on the representation of individuals, families, and institutions in traditional and complex estate planning matters. His work with individuals includes planning to minimize estate, gift and generation skipping tax through the drafting of a variety of wills, trusts, business succession documentation and premarital agreements. John represents and advises fiduciaries regarding trust and estate construction, tax compliance and administration issues; as well as on the administration of probate matters.

John started his career in Chapman’s Corporate Finance Department, where he focused on the representation of insurance companies, banks, and other institutional investors in connection with the private placement of corporate securities, as well as on real estate-related issues in credit tenant loans, project finance, and health care infrastructure finance.




American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2013

American University, Kogod School of Business, M.B.A, 2013

Rutgers University, B.A., Economics and Sociology, 2006

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