Terry Turnipseed

Director, Consultant, and Project Manager in Delray Beach, Florida

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Born in Jackson, MS, Terry Turnipseed life story demonstrates perseverance and the value of lifelong learning. Currently thriving in Delray Beach, FL, as the Vice President of Estate Planning and Asset Protection at Neil Jesani Advisors, his career trajectory showcases his exceptional qualities.

His commitment to education is evident from his impressive academic credentials. He achieved an LL.M. in Taxation cum laude and a J.D. from Georgetown University, illustrating his dedication to legal studies. Moreover, he pursued and completed two graduate degrees at MIT in Nuclear Engineering and Technology and policy, showcasing his diverse academic interests and intellectual breadth. His educational journey began at Mississippi State University, where he graduated summa cum laude in Nuclear Engineering. His achievements during this time, including being a Harry S. Truman Memorial Scholar and an Engineering Fellow, underscore his potential and commitment to excellence from an early stage.

Before his current prestigious role at Neil Jesani Advisors, He had a distinguished academic career. He dedicated 18 years as a Professor of Law, Engineering, and Computer Science, demonstrating his passion for educating and shaping the next generation. His teaching was characterized by a blend of theoretical and practical knowledge underpinned by a strong ethos of professionalism and diligence.

Transitioning from academia, Terry Turnipseed applied these values in advising high-net-worth clients. His expertise in advanced estate planning techniques, including GRATs, CLATs, CRUTs, and FLLCs, speaks to his deep understanding and professional competence. Additionally, his extensive writing on legal and financial topics and media appearances in prominent outlets like Newsweek and Fox News Network reinforce his standing as a knowledgeable and dependable professional.

His professional commitment extends to active participation in the District of Columbia Bar and New York Bar and his involvement with the American Association of Law Schools and the American Bar Association, reflecting his leadership and drive for progress in his field.

  • Work
    • Neil Jesani Advisors, Inc.
  • Education
    • Georgetown University Law Center
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Mississippi State University