Amy E. Heller
Amy Erenrich Heller’s practice encompasses a wide range of domestic and international tax and estate planning matters. She has particular experience advising international families making inbound U.S. investments and U.S. families with holdings abroad.

Bio

Amy Erenrich Heller’s practice encompasses a wide range of domestic and international tax and estate planning matters. She has particular experience advising international families making inbound U.S. investments and U.S. families with holdings abroad. Ms. Heller also counsels clients on business succession planning and on issues that may arise in connection with M&A or corporate finance transactions.

Ms. Heller is an adjunct professor at the New York University School of Law, where she teaches Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates.

Ms. Heller is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. She serves as vice chair of the International Estate Planning Committee and has served as chair of the Generation Skipping Transfer Tax Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law. She also is the American Bar Association Advisor to the Uniform Law Commission Trust Decanting Act and to the Uniform Law Commission on Divided Trusteeship. In addition, Ms. Heller has served as a member of executive committee of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association and has served as co-chair of the Tax Section’s Committee on Estates and Trusts.

She is a frequent speaker and author on tax and estate planning topics for professional organizations and publications, including the Journal of Taxation, the Journal of Regulatory Economics, the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning and the American Law Institute.

Ms. Heller has been cited as a leading lawyer nationally in Chambers USA and Chambers High Net Worth. She also has been named as a Euromoney Leading Woman in Business Law and has been recognized by The American Lawyer and Legal Week as a member of the 2017 Private Client Global Elite.

Credentials

Education

  • LL.M., Tax Law, New York University School of Law, 2008
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2002 (cum laude)
  • B.A. Harvard University, 1997 (magna cum laude in Economics; Phi Beta Kappa)

Admissions

  • New York

Amy E. Heller

Partner, Private Clients/Trusts and Estates
amy.heller@skadden.com