Irene A. Steiner retired from the firm at the end of 2017. Prior to that, she led New York’s private client services section of the tax practice.Ms. Steiner’s practice focused on advising wealthy individuals, professional fiduciaries and family offices on matters involving comprehensive wealth management, tax planning, the planning and administration of complex trusts and estates, business succession planning, charitable giving, the creation and administration of charitable entities, and planning for wealth creation and realization events and for concentrated stock positions.
She has advised U.S. clients residing in the United Kingdom regarding complex individual and trust tax issues.Ms. Steiner earned her B.A. cum laude from Goucher College in 1970 and her J.D. magna cum laude from Fordham Law School in 1981. She earned an M.Music in 1973 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received a Fulbright grant for opera study in Rome.
Mrs. Steiner was appointed a member of the Trusts, Estates, & Surrogate’s Courts Committee of the New York City Bar Association.Ms. Steiner frequently lectured to trust and estate administrators at major banks and trust companies regarding generation-skipping transfer tax issues.
J.D., Fordham University School of Law,magna cum laude, 1981