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Brett D. Sovine Managing Director, Private Wealth Management, Private Banking


Brett David Sovine joined Brown Brothers Harriman in 2002 and oversees all of the firm's domestic trust, fiduciary and tax activities. Mr. Sovine is a Managing Director of the firm and the president and CEO of Brown Brothers Harriman Trust Company, N.A. He serves as the chairman of the board of directors for the firm's domestic trust companies and serves as a director for BBH Cayman Trust Company, Ltd.

Prior to joining BBH, Mr. Sovine was an estate planning attorney in private legal practice in Charlotte with Poyner & Spruill LLP. Prior to that, he practiced law for one year as a tax associate with Spilman, Thomas & Battle in Charleston, West Virginia. He was also a senior vice president with the Bank of America Private Bank, specializing in executive compensation, and a tax associate with Coopers & Lybrand LLP in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Sovine received his B.S. in business from West Virginia University, his J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law and his LL.M. in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.