Irving Sitnick

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Irving Sitnick practices in the areas of trusts and estates and taxation, providing sophisticated tax advice to individual clients and their enterprises.

Representative recent transactions in which he has counseled clients include the sale of a family business in a leveraged buyout, the liquidation of a client's interest in a public corporation through a tax-free merger, the intergenerational transfer of assets using family limited partnerships, and the use of trust structures to reduce estate and gift taxes and to shift the incidence of income taxes while protecting family assets.

Irv also represents individual and corporate fiduciaries as Executors and Trustees and advises not-for-profit organizations and its leadership in complying with applicable fiduciary rules.

Active in charitable affairs, Irv is a director of the Henry and Lucy Moses Fund and is a Member of the Board of Trustees of The Educational Alliance and The Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center.  He has been honored with a listing in Law & Politics’ New York Super Lawyers® for the past six years.  In addition, he is recognized as an AV® Preeminent™ Rated lawyer and one of New York's Top Rated Lawyers in his field by Martindale-Hubbell.

Professional Affiliations
  • New York State Bar Association
  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • American Bar Association

Videos

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Check out the entire YouTube Video Series entitled "What you need to know about Trusts and Estates"

Biography

Click here to view my video on "Charitable Giving"

Irving Sitnick practices in the areas of trusts and estates and taxation, providing sophisticated tax advice to individual clients and their enterprises.

Representative recent transactions in which he has counseled clients include the sale of a family business in a leveraged buyout, the liquidation of a client's interest in a public corporation through a tax-free merger, the intergenerational transfer of assets using family limited partnerships, and the use of trust structures to reduce estate and gift taxes and to shift the incidence of income taxes while protecting family assets.

Irv also represents individual and corporate fiduciaries as Executors and Trustees and advises not-for-profit organizations and its leadership in complying with applicable fiduciary rules.

Active in charitable affairs, Irv is a director of the Henry and Lucy Moses Fund and is a Member of the Board of Trustees of The Educational Alliance and The Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center.  He has been honored with a listing in Law & Politics’ New York Super Lawyers® for the past six years.  In addition, he is recognized as an AV® Preeminent™ Rated lawyer and one of New York's Top Rated Lawyers in his field by Martindale-Hubbell.

Professional Affiliations
  • New York State Bar Association
  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • American Bar Association
Education
  • New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation)
  • Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude)
  • Brooklyn College (B.A.)
Bar/Court Admissions
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • New York