News 24 Jun. 2021
Curtis successfully defends foreign states' procedural privileges in the UK Supreme Court
News 23 Jun. 2021
Ibrahim Elsadig joins Curtis as Partner in Dubai
News 09 Aug. 2021
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle enters into association with Chevalier Law in Singapore.
Event 23 Apr. 2021
Partner Borzu Sabahi to speak on Damages, Enforcement and Annulment of Arbitral Awards at Executive Training Program hosted by the Government of India and the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Event 21 Sep. 2021
Partner Simon Batifort Lectures on the Defense of States in Investment Arbitration at Université Paris Nanterre
News 21 Sep. 2021
Curtis Italy wins Arbitration Firm of the Year at the Italian LegalCommunity Litigation Awards 2021
Event 07 Sep. 2021
Partner Elisa Botero Speaks on Panel within Framework of Colombia's 4th National Arbitration Competition
News 30 Aug. 2021
Curtis Returns to SCOTUS in Historic Sequel on the Rights of Citizens in Puerto Rico
News 20 Sep. 2021
Curtis Successfully Defends the Sultanate of Oman and Oman Aluminium Rolling Company LLC in U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Case
News 16 Aug. 2021
Curtis Establishes Presence in Saudi Arabia
Publications 22 Sep. 2021
Client Alert 24 Jun. 2021
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021)
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Witnessing (New York Executive Order 202.14) During The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021)
Curtis’ Private Client group provides sophisticated legal advice on a variety of domestic and cross-border issues to entrepreneurs, owners of closely held businesses, royal families, beneficiaries of estates and trusts, fiduciaries, family offices, charities and other high-net-worth clients. With key personnel located across the Americas, Middle East and Europe, the group is staffed with multilingual and multijurisdictional attorneys in complementary practice areas such as trusts and estates, tax, immigration, employee benefits, corporate, litigation, and real estate, who are able to provide a wide range of services to our clients, depending on their needs.
Curtis private client lawyers offer clients a single point of contact, supported by the global team to achieve highly customized solutions to their succession and tax planning, business, lifestyle and charitable objectives.
Clients value our domestic and international focus, deep insight into varied cultural nuances and a high level of partner attention. They also appreciate our collective capability and knowledge in trust law, domestic and international tax, real estate, corporate and commercial law.
Curtis offers sophisticated estate and trust planning and administration advice, including the restructuring of domestic and international private client assets and holdings through the use of trusts and other entities, along with the creation of private trust companies and preparation of family charters. Our estate planning advice is designed with a view to furtherance of dispositive wishes with a focus on creditor protection, governance considerations and transfer-tax minimization strategies. We frequently service multiple generations of family clients and support them through all stages of the complex process, including generation-skipping transfer tax and post-death considerations. We also collaborate closely with our client’s other advisors, whether they be accountants, local counsel, financial advisors or members of the client’s family office, to ensure a consolidated approach.
For our international clients, we also can assist with navigating immigration processes, as well as with expatriation and pre-immigration planning.
We also have extensive experience with in-and out-of-court dispute resolution involving contested probate and estate and trust litigation matters in U.S. and non-U.S. jurisdictions.
Owners of closely held businesses, as well as corporate and financial executives, come to Curtis for advice on a wide range of legal and tax planning issues. We provide corporate advice at all stages of the corporate life cycle, from formation through compliance, restructuring and liquidity events. Our clients include companies ranging from those in the Fortune 500 to startups across a range of industries. Our lawyers also regularly advise on direct investments in blue-chip assets and real estate projects, companies, venture capital and private funds. We also advise our clients with respect to ERISA and employee compensation and benefits.
Curtis private client group counsels a wide array of tax-exempt and non profit entities, both in the U.S. and abroad. This includes formation of various philanthropic vehicles with a wide range of charitable objectives. We also counsel our charitable clients in respect of tax considerations, regulatory requirements and the myriad issues that may arise during the operation of a charitable endeavor.
Tax laws and policies continually evolve with an ever-growing net of tax treaties and regulatory requirements. Curtis attorneys offer creative solutions and timely analysis of tax implications on a domestic or cross-border basis for all transactions and operations of private clients, as well as identify new opportunities and resolve potential issues.
Michael S. Schwartz
Robert W. Sheehan
Bradley H. Doline
Marco A. Blanco
Commercial Disputes - Litigation
Commercial and Residential Real Estate
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Trusts and Estates Associate Zachary Goldaber speaks before the Estate Planning Council of Westchester County
Michael Schwartz "works hard, contributes a lot to the wider community and has acquired some good experience."
Chambers High Net Worth 2020
Robert Sheehan "has longstanding experience and has done this for many years. He is a very good lawyer."
Bradley Doline "is a super-smooth operator that clients trust with their most complex issues."