Elyse G. Kirschner advises clients on domestic and international tax and estates planning matters. Elyse’s areas of experience include charitable giving techniques, the formation and taxation of private trust companies, tax-exempt organizations and the taxation of foreign trusts.

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  • New York Super Lawyers, Trusts and Estates
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2017 to 2021, Trusts and Estates


  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
  • New York State Bar Association, Tax and Trusts & Estates Sections
  • New York City Bar Association, Trusts, Estates & Surrogates Courts Committee

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New York University School of Law, LLM, 1995
New York University School of Law, JD, 1993
Columbia University, BA, magna cum laude, 1990

New York

Elyse G. Kirschner

Insights & Events / Media

New York, NY / McDermott Event / November 21, 2019

Chicago, Illinois / McDermott Event / May 14 - 16, 2018

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / McDermott Event / June 5 – 7, 2017

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Estates, Gifts, and Trusts Journal / May 11, 2017