Robert W. Renken is Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel at Whittier Trust. He will be responsible for the legal affairs of the Trust Companies and their affiliated entities.
Bob brings to Whittier Trust over twenty years of experience in providing legal advice to closely held businesses and high net-worth individuals, focusing on business succession and estate planning, tax strategies, non-profit organizations and trust administration. His most recent position was as a Shareholder of Clark & Trevithick in Los Angeles. Prior to that Bob held the position of Senior Vice President, Trust Counsel with Fiduciary Trust International of California. Bob has been recognized as a Southern California Super Lawyer for the last several years and is a frequent speaker on a variety of tax, trust, business and related topics to professional groups and trade organizations.
Bob obtained his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School, a Masters of Business Taxation from the University of Southern California and his Bachelor of Science degree from University of the Pacific. He is a member of the California State Bar and a director of a family foundation formed to assist disadvantaged families in Southern California.