NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International law firm Proskauer has announced today the arrival of Private Client Services partner Stephanie E. Heilborn in the firm’s New York office.
Ms. Heilborn has counseled some of the wealthiest families and largest financial institutions in the world. She has extensive experience in estate planning, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax reduction planning, and estate and trust administration, including post-mortem tax planning, charitable planning and fiduciary litigation.
“We are pleased to welcome Stephanie to the team,” said Proskauer’s Private Client Services Department Chair, David Pratt. “Her experience and expertise in sophisticated tax and estate planning complements our practice and client base perfectly.”
Private Client Services Partner Jay Waxenberg added, “Stephanie has particular expertise in international estate planning, with a focus on both in-bound and outbound transactional planning. She will be a terrific addition to our practice as our clients face a more complex regulatory environment than ever before.”
With an undergraduate degree in psychology from Harvard University in 1995, Ms. Heilborn went on to get a Master of Science degree in Management from The London School of Economics in 1996 and a JD from Georgetown University Law Center in 2000. Ms. Heilborn has also served as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School.
Proskauer’s Private Client Services Group has been an integral part of the firm since its founder, William Rose, focused on this work in the late 1800s. Building on this foundation to become one of the pre-eminent practices of its kind in the United States, the lawyers handle complex tax and estate planning matters for wealthy multinational families and are trusted advisers to owners of public and private companies of all kinds, intellectual property owners, performing artists, executives, Internet entrepreneurs, art collectors and investors, professionals and real estate developers, among others. In 2016, the Firm launched its International Private Client Services Group to focus in particular on inbound work for non-U.S. families looking to invest in the United States, relocate their families to the United States or pass wealth to U.S. beneficiaries, and on outbound work for U.S. families living, working and investing abroad.