Todd Flubacher is a Partner with the Wilmington, Delaware law firm of Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell
. Todd works with national, international and local clients on the creation, migration, modification and administration of Delaware trusts. He represents Delaware trustees, beneficiaries, law firms and individuals throughout the country on all matters involving Delaware trusts and estates. Todd also represents trustees, executors, and beneficiaries in all types of trusts and estates litigation and has served as an expert witness in litigation involving Delaware trusts. As an estate planner, he assists high-net-worth clients with saving taxes, implementing their planning goals, and managing and preserving their wealth for future generations.
Todd is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and he is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Todd holds the designation of Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, is ranked Band 1 in Chambers HNW among private wealth law attorneys in Delaware, is included in The Best Lawyers in America (2014-2021), and he is AV-rated by his peers in Martindale-Hubbell. Best Lawyers named him “Delaware Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation - Trusts and Estates (2018) and for Trust and Estates (2020).
Todd is a Past-Chair of both the Estates & Trusts and Tax Sections of the Delaware State Bar Association. He is a Past-President and Past-Board Member of the Estate Planning Council of Delaware. He served as an observer for the Drafting Committee for the Uniform Directed Trust Act. He serves on the Editorial Board of Trusts & Estates magazine and was Chair of the 2020 Delaware Trust Conference presented by the Delaware Bankers Association. He also serves as member of the Board of Directors of The Joshua M. Freeman Foundation.
Todd is a nationally recognized author on Delaware trust law and his articles have appeared in notable publications such as Trusts & Estates and Estate Planning magazines, among others. He is a recognized speaker, frequently appearing before professional and business audiences across the country, including ACTEC, the Heckerling Institute, Notre Dame Tax & Estate Planning Institute, Estate Planning Councils, the Delaware Tax Institute and the Delaware Trust Conference.
Todd graduated with a J.D. from University of Maryland School of Law, with honors, in 1999. He graduated summa cum laude from Drexel University in 1992 with a B.S., finance. He is admitted to practice before the Courts of the State of Delaware and the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. Todd and his wife Aimee are the parents of two Sanford students—Avery '22 and Marlise '28.