Gloria Lung Wakayama
Gloria Lung Wakayama specializes in estate and charitable gift planning, taxation, business planning and probate and trust administration matters. She has over 30 years of experience advising individuals and companies about estate and succession planning, wealth and charitable gift transfers, special needs trusts, and the formation, qualification and operation of for-profit and non-profit limited liability companies, partnerships, corporations and foundations.
Gloria graduated from Seattle
University with a B.A. in Economics (cum laude) in 1978 and from the
University of Santa Clara School of Law in 1981, where she served on
the Honors Moot Court Board.
She is active in the community and serves on numerous professional and community boards, councils and committees,
including the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian American Experience, where she serves as a Board member and its past president, and the Chong Wa Benevolent Society. She is a member of the Estate
Planning Council of Seattle, the Seattle Philanthropic Advisers Network, the Washington State, King County and Asian Bar Association of Washington, and various professional tax committees. She was a long-time member of the Board of Directors of the United Way of King County and chaired its Community Problem Solving/Public Policy Committee and the Convener/Advocate Design Team, founding member and chair of the Seattle University Estate Planning Educational Opportunity Program. Gloria and her family were also honored as the Outstanding Philanthropic Family of 2009 by the Washington State Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Recognized as a "Top Attorney" by Seattle Met magazine and a "Five Star Professional in Estate Planning" by Seattle Magazine.
Gloria is a Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rated Lawyer of AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5.0.