Donat C. Marchand (Greenwich, Connecticut)

Donat C. Marchand

Licensed for 58 years

Practice Area: Taxation, Real Estate, Estate & Tax Planning 2 more areas of practice + 2 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Contact
203-442-1133

Donat C. Marchand

203-442-1133

Serving Greenwich, CT view address

Partner at firm Ivey, Barnum & O'Mara, LLC

Serving Greenwich, CT view address

Awards AV Preeminent

About Donat C. Marchand

Born in Westmore, Vermont, Don Marchand spent his youth in Hartford and Norwich, CT, graduating from Norwich Free Academy in 1951. After attending Holy Cross College, he graduated summa cum laude from the University of Connecticut with a B.S. in Accounting in 1955 and then went to Harvard Law School, where he received an L.L.B. in 1958. Following graduation, Mr. Marchand worked briefly as a civilian in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C. Called to active duty in July, 1958, Mr. Marchand served nearly five years as an Officer of the Judge Advocate General Corps in the U.S. Air Force, in Madison, Wisconsin and Wiesbaden, Germany.

In 1963, he joined Parker, Badger and Fisher in Greenwich a...

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Born in Westmore, Vermont, Don Marchand spent his youth in Hartford and Norwich, CT, graduating from Norwich Free Academy in 1951. After attending Holy Cross College, he graduated summa cum laude from the University of Connecticut with a B.S. in Accounting in 1955 and then went to Harvard Law School, where he received an L.L.B. in 1958. Following graduation, Mr. Marchand worked briefly as a civilian in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington, D.C. Called to active duty in July, 1958, Mr. Marchand served nearly five years as an Officer of the Judge Advocate General Corps in the U.S. Air Force, in Madison, Wisconsin and Wiesbaden, Germany.

In 1963, he joined Parker, Badger and Fisher in Greenwich and remained with the firm until July, 1990, when he came to Ivey, Barnum & O'Mara. He was awarded a Master of Laws in Taxation by New York University in 1967.

Mr. Marchand works primarily in the areas of taxation, real estate, estate planning, and trusts and estates. He is a member of the American, Connecticut and Greenwich Bar Associations and, from 1981 to 2011, served on the House of Delegates and/or Board of Governors of the Connecticut Bar Association. He was President of the Connecticut Bar Association in 2000 - 2001. In 2005, he was given the John Eldred Shields Distinguished Professional Service Award of the Connecticut Bar Association. In 2002, Mr. Marchand was voted as a member of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (www.actec.org), a national organization of approximately 2,600 lawyers elected to membership by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors.

Among his many activities in the community, Mr. Marchand has coached Little League baseball, was a member of the Representative Town Meeting, served as President of the Board of Trustees of both the Convent of the Sacred Heart and The Greenwich Library and is currently a member of the Board of Pathways, Inc.

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  • 4.9/5.0 1 review
  • AV Preeminent
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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Principal on 04/28/14 in Estate Planning

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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Member
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1958, Connecticut
      Law School Attended
      Harvard Law School
      Class of 1958
      LL.B.

      New York University
      Class of 1967
      LL.M.
      Taxation
      University Attended
      College of the Holy Cross

      University of Connecticut
      Class of 1955
      B.S.
      Accounting, summa cum laude
      Military
      Officer, U.S. Air Force; 1958 - 1963
      Associations & Memberships
      American Bar Association
      Connecticut Bar Association
      Greenwich Bar Association
      American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
      Languages
      French

      Areas of Law

      • Taxation
      • Real Estate
      • Estate & Tax Planning
      • Trusts and Estate Administration
      • Zoning