S. Victoria Kahn leads The Whittier Trust Company of Nevada Inc.’s Reno, Nevada office, and oversees The Whittier Trust Company of Nevada’s Client Advisory group’s delivery of highly responsive, customized client service to high-net-worth individuals, families, and private foundations in more than 30 states. In addition, Ms. Kahn serves on the board of directors of The Whittier Trust Company of Nevada, Inc. Ms. Kahn joined Whittier Trust Company in 2017 as a client advisor and has worked with clients in the areas of trust and agency administration, including document review, fiduciary accounting, investments, real estate, taxes, estate planning, philanthropy and family dynamics.
Ms. Kahn brings more than 10 years of experience in private banking, estate and financial planning, and tax law. Prior to joining The Whittier Trust Company of Nevada, Inc., Ms. Kahn was a fiduciary advisory specialist in Santa Barbara, California, where she developed new trust and estate planning business relationships and provided trust and agency account administration to existing clients whose financial plans included investment and wealth management, trust and fiduciary services. Ms. Kahn was also an attorney at Price, Postel & Parma LLP in Santa Barbara, where she specialized in comprehensive estate planning, family business succession planning, probate and trust administration and the law of tax-exempt organizations. Ms. Kahn’s experience also included advising clients on a broad range of individual, corporate, partnership, gift, estate and international tax issues, and business transactions for closely held businesses.
Ms. Kahn has a B.A. in history, cum laude from Colgate University and her J.D. from University of California, Davis School of Law. In addition, she earned her LL.M. in taxation and her Estate Planning Certificate from Georgetown University Law Center. Ms. Kahn has been admitted to practice law in California and is certified Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP). She also serves as a Trustee for the Board of the Nevada Museum of Art. A Lake Tahoe native, Ms. Kahn lives in Reno with her husband and two daughters.