Elyse G. Kirschner - McDermott Will & Emery


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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  • Chambers High Net Worth, New York: Private Wealth Law, 2022–2023
  • New York Super Lawyers, Trusts and Estates
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Trusts and Estates, New York, 2017–2024


  • 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