Attorneys in the Private Clients/Trusts and Estates Group at Skadden have extensive experience in all aspects of estate planning and the administration of trusts and estates. The group is skilled in the complicated tax and state laws governing the transfer and management of assets and is sensitive to the many family and personal issues related to this practice area.

Our practice was listed in the top tier by Best Lawyers Best Law Firms and ranked in Chambers High Net Worth for Private Wealth Law, Family Offices and Funds Structuring, and Tax: Private Client. Chambers quoted a client as stating, “From estate tax, trust matters, income tax and international tax matters, the Skadden team covers everything.” Skadden also was named Trusts and Estates Team of the Year in 2019, the top prize at the inaugural Chambers High Net Worth USA Awards. Our attorneys are active in the New York State and City Bar Associations and in ACTEC.