Light Townsend

Light is an associate at Drummond Wehle LLP and practices primarily in the areas of:

- Estate Planning
- Probate, Trust and Estate Administration
- Business Formation and Planning
- Business Succession Planning
- Tax Planning
- Wealth Preservation
- Risk Management

Prior to joining the firm Light worked for five years as a management consultant focused on the regulated industries of: banking, insurance, and foreclosure law firms. His work extensively included strategic planning, process optimization, internal reorganizations, spinoffs and standalone subsidiary organization. He also spent three years operating a boutique consulting firm working with over 250 middle market and smaller businesses to value corporate claims under the Deepwater Horizon BP Oil Spill settlement framework. He sold his ownership stake in that business before entering law school.

Light is a member of the Florida Bar. He is also a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association. Light received his B.S. in International Business from Auburn University; his JD from Florida State University College of Law; and, his LLM in Tax with Honors from Northwestern University Pritzker College of Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts
  • Probate, Trust and Estate Administration
  • Business Planning and Formation
  • Business Succession planning
  • Tax Planning
  • Wealth Preservation
  • Risk Management

Bar Admissions

Florida

2017

Education

Northwestern University Pritzker College of Law, Chicago, Illinois

  • L.L.M.
  • Honors: Graduated with Honors
Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
  • J.D.
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
B.S.
  • Major: International Business
  • Minor: Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member

Charitable Activities

  • Onbikes- Founder and Board Member, 2011 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Phi Epsilon