Erin E. McQuiggan

Special Counsel

  • Erin E. McQuiggan
  • Phone: +1 215 979 1914
    Fax: +1 215 827 5365

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    30 South 17th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103-4196

Erin E. McQuiggan counsels private clients, family offices and corporate and individual fiduciaries in sophisticated estate and tax planning and estate administration matters. Her practice includes wealth transfer planning, pre-transaction planning, and closely held business succession planning as well as complex estate and trust administration.

Prior to entering private practice, Ms. McQuiggan served as law clerk to the Hon Joseph D. O’Keefe, Administrative Judge of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Orphans’ Court Division.

Ms. McQuiggan is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School (J.D. 2007) and the Pennsylvania State University (B.A. 2004).

Areas of Practice

  • Private Client Services
  • Family Offices, Banks, & Trust Companies


  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • New York


  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., 2007
  • The Pennsylvania State University, B.A., 2004


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Special Counsel, 2019-present
  • Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC
    - Counsel, 2016-2019
  • Nachmias Morris & Alt PC
    - Associate, 2013-2015
  • Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP
    - Associate, 2010-2013
  • Smith, Aker, Grossman & Hollinger LLP
    - Associate, 2008-2009
  • Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Orphans’ Court Division
    - Law Clerk to the Hon Joseph D. O’Keefe, Administrative Judge, 2007-2008

Professional Activities

  • Philadelphia Estate Planning Council
    - Board Member
    - Co-Chair, Sponsorship Committee
  • Montgomery County Bar Association

  • Philadelphia Bar Association

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • "One Year After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA): Drafting and Planning in light of the Higher Exemptions," Philadelphia Bar Association, 2019

  • "Fixing Broken Trusts," PBI, 2016 and 2018

  • "Drafting Better Trusts," PBI, 2017

  • "I Don’t Normally Practice in Orphans' Court, But...," Estate Law Institute, PBI, 2013 and 2011

  • "Using Trusts as Building Blocks for Your Client’s Estate Plan," PBI, July 2013

  • "Death & Taxes," PBI, August 2011