Alan S Halperin

Alan S Halperin
1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York
New York
+1 212 373 3313


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A partner and co-chair of the personal representation department, Alan Halperin counsels clients on a broad range of issues including estate planning and related tax work, estate and trust administration, tax and succession planning for family corporations and partnerships and charitable giving.

Alan was selected by Chambers USA 2006–2017 as one of the leading lawyers for wealth management and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for trusts and estates law (New York City) since 1995. He is also listed in Chambers High Net Worth as a Band 1 lawyer for private wealth law.

For the last two decades, Alan has been an adjunct professor at New York University school of law where he has taught a number of courses involving taxation of trusts and estates, estate and gift tax and charitable giving. He has lectured extensively on estate planning subjects, including at the Heckerling Institute and presented the New York City Bar Association’s Mortimer H Hess memorial lecture. Alan has written articles that have appeared in numerous legal journals and guides.

In addition, Alan is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He serves as co-chair of the estate and gift taxation committee of the tax section of the New York State Bar. He is also the former chair of the trusts, estates and surrogate's court committee for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and a former team member of that association's committee on estate and gift tax. He serves on the tax panel for the United Jewish Appeal – Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, Inc.

WWL says: Alan Halperin is a seasoned and sophisticated practitioner who impresses sources with the depth of his knowledge in estate planning, tax and trust matters for family businesses and charities.

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