Danilo Santucci is an associate in Ropes & Gray’s private client group. Danilo’s practice focuses on estate and tax planning for high net worth clients, both domestic and international. Danilo advises families, trustees, and their advisers on income tax and transfer tax issues, helping clients achieve their succession and investment goals in a tax-efficient manner. Danilo also guides clients through expatriations, tax compliance programs, and investments in insurance and annuity contracts.
Danilo has significant experience advising clients with multi-jurisdictional issues, having also worked in Luxembourg, as U.S. tax counsel for a global financial institution, and Switzerland, as a wealth management associate at a U.S. law firm. The in-bound side of Danilo’s international practice includes pre-immigration planning, and advising foreign clients investing in the United States. On the out-bound side, he works with U.S. investors to structure their foreign investments and helps U.S. clients abroad navigate through the complexities that arise from the interactions between multiple tax regimes.
Danilo holds an LL.M. in tax law, where he received the Gary I. Boren award for having attained the highest grade point average in his class.