Our client, a boutique Trusts and Estates group of a successful, mid-sized general practice firm in NYC is seeking to add an Associate with a minimum of 3 years of Estate Planning experience, working with high net worth individuals and families, to its already busy practice. This is a unique opportunity to work alongside a multi-generational group of attorneys, learning and broadening your experience.
Ideal candidate will have experience advising clients with respect to estate planning, trust administration, estate administration, and tax audits. Also required is experience with IRS and NYS estate tax return preparation and audits. Additionally, experience with the formation and operation of private and public not for profit organizations is preferred.
You must have an ambitious person’s attitude and be someone who actively networks within and outside the firm to be successful in this role. A demonstrated ability to be flexible and prioritize work tasks in an effective manner. LLM in Taxation a plus, but not essential. Licensed to practice law in New York. Proficiency in legal research with Westlaw/Lexis, Checkpoint, and Bloomberg BNA. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required.