Neera Rellan Stacy is Counsel at Simpson Thacher where she is a member of the Firm’s Personal Planning Practice. Neera’s practice focuses on complex estate planning, estate and trust administration, retirement planning, charitable giving, and complicated planning issues faced by US individuals living abroad.
Her varied client base includes scores of private equity fund principals, multiple generations of prominent families, ultra-high-net-worth individuals, and fiduciaries of large estates and trusts. Neera’s clients know they can count on her to create and implement sophisticated estate planning structures designed to achieve both the preservation and transmission of wealth in a tax efficient manner as well as meet their personal goals.
Neera received her B.A. with Distinction in all Subjects from Cornell University in 1990 where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She received her J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1997 where she graduated magna cum laude, was named a member of the Order of the Coif and served as Executive Editor of the New York University Law Review.
From 1998 to 1999 Neera clerked for the Hon. Robert W. Sweet, United States District Judge, Southern District of New York. Neera is a member of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, where she is a member of the Estate and Gift Taxation Committee, and the American Bar Association.
- New York University School of Law, 1997 J.D.
- magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; New York University Law Review, Executive Editor, 1996–1997
- Cornell University, 1990 B.A.
- Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; Distinction in All Subjects; With Distinction
- Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Former Member of the Estate and Gift Taxation Committee
Admissions : New York 1998
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