Jennifer M. Eaton is a Partner and Senior Client Advisor at the firm. In her work with families, Jennifer draws on her extensive legal knowledge and wealth planning skills to assist families to define, articulate, and achieve their various planning goals. She also enjoys working directly with families on non-estate and tax planning matters and spends significant time working with next generation family members.
Prior to joining the firm, Jennifer was a Vice President and Senior Family Wealth Advisor with GenSpring Family Offices for more than nine years where she worked with wealthy families on a range of subjects including the oversight of tax and estate planning issues, philanthropic endeavors, family governance matters, trusteeship, and coordination of the flow of information with outside professionals.
Jennifer is an active member of the Florida Bar and was an estate and tax planning practitioner and Partner at a boutique law firm in Coral Gables, FL, until 2006. In her legal practice, Jennifer worked with high net worth families to identify and solve for her clients’ unique and often complex estate planning and asset transfer goals and objectives.
Jennifer earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law and attended the University of South Carolina where she received a B.S. in Criminal Justice. Jennifer is a founding member and the current Chair of Impact the Palm Beaches, a women’s giving circle benefiting charities in Palm Beach County. Jennifer is the recipient of the 2020 “Go Getter” Award from the Girl Scouts of South East Florida for exemplifying leadership and for serving as a role model for young women in her community. Jennifer is an active member of the Palm Beach and Martin County Estate Planning Councils. Additionally, she is a member of the Elder Law, Real Property, and Probate and Trust Law sections of the Florida Bar.
Jennifer is married with two stepsons and lives in Stuart, Florida. During her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and dogs and traveling to explore new places.