Donald J. Slater

Senior Counsel

Don focuses his practice at Kessenick Gamma on serving the complex legal needs of those in the healthcare industry, including corporate structuring and transactions and regulatory compliance.

Before joining the KG team, Don advised fiduciaries and stakeholders as a partner in a boutique trust and estate law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area where he represented clients in all phases of litigation and dispute resolution.  Don relies on his extensive litigation experience and understanding of fiduciary duties to counsel clients through diverse legal issues and establish instruments and strategies to manage risk and accomplish client goals. 

Don has an L.L.M. (Master of Laws) in taxation and earned his J.D. with honors at UC College of the Law, San Francisco (formerly U.C. Hastings) where he concentrated on employment law.  At the University of Washington in Seattle, Don received his undergraduate degree in Microbiology and a minor in Art History.

Don has been selected to the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list each year since 2018 and appeared as a live legal commentator regarding the conservatorship of Britney Spears on over eight major news networks, including BBC World News and Fox News.  He also continues to serve on the board of directors for East Bay Trusts & Estates Lawyers. 

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