Terry Prendergast is a South Dakota trusts and estates and consider enterprise legal professional at Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP. Terry joined the organization in 2017 with a prestigious profession of nearly forty years training law in Sioux Falls. Interacting with counsel and clients across the u . s . a . and the arena, Terry extols the virtues of South Dakota’s pinnacle-in-the-kingdom consider laws, flexible tactics and occasional tax environment, stating, “To open up people’s eyes to one of the quality stored secrets and techniques in business—that South Dakota has a bendy, superb and responsive surroundings for enterprise, estate and wealth making plans, gives me tremendous pride.”
Terry’s professional heritage:
*Provided felony counsel to hundreds of consider clients with trusts containing assets starting from a few thousand bucks to over $5 billion.
*Worked with believe agency customers with over $one hundred eighty billion of assets under management in South Dakota.
*Worked on transactions starting from $5,000 to $300 million bucks.
*Served as unique suggest for multiple institutes of better training in South Dakota, and as listening to examiner for the South Dakota Board of Regents.
*Served as special counsel for the formation of 3 public captive insurance companies for the State of South Dakota, its businesses, and various government for the State of South Dakota.
*Served on Governor’s Task Force on Trust Administration Review and Reform, 2010-2018.
*Past Bar Commissioner, Past Chair, Law School Committee and Continuing Legal Education Committee, State Bar of South Dakota.
*Past has membership, USD Law School Foundation.
Terry has received an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating by using Martindale-Hubbell®, has been selected to Best Lawyers® in the areas of Trusts and Estates and has additionally been ranked by means of Chambers High Net Worth Guide and Chambers and Partners inside the area of Corporate/Commercial law and Private Wealth regulation. › ›
- Estate Planning
- Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
- Real Estate Law
- Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
- Business Law
- Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
- Trust Companies
- Insurance Regulatory Law
- Of Counsel
Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP
Redstone Law Office LLP (formerly Murphy, Goldammer & Prendergast)
Boyce, Murphy, McDowell & Greenfield
- Law Clerk to Honorable Fred J. Nichol, Chief Judge
U.S. District Court of South Dakota
Graduation year: 1978
Graduation year: 1978
Graduation year: 1975