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Linda B. Hirschson

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

New York, NY, USA


Linda B. Hirschson, Chair, NY Estate Planning Group; Tax; Wealth Management

Linda Hirschson focuses her practice on all aspects of estate planning and administration and is a member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel (ACTEC). Linda develops estate plans for high net worth individuals to enable them to dispose of their assets during life and at death in a manner that meets their personal goals as tax efficiently as possible. In the course of doing so, she helps form and administer private foundations and charitable trusts. Linda also has wide-ranging experience in probate litigation and has authored numerous articles and lectured extensively on estate planning, income taxation, and a range of other related topics.

Areas of Experience
• Gift, Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax planning
• Wealth preservation planning
• Estate administration
• Individual income tax planning
• Estate litigation
• Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements
• Private foundation and charitable planning

Awards & Recognition
• Listed, Best Lawyers in America, 1998 - Current
• Selected by Super Lawyers magazine, 2006 - Current
• Selected as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in New York, 2006, 2007, 2008
• Selected as one of the Top 100 Super Lawyers in New York, 2006, 2007
• Featured, Worth Magazine's "The Top 100 Attorneys," December 2007 and December 2008
• Featured, New York Law Journal article on "Who's Who in Trusts and Estates"
• Outstanding Leader & Dedication Award, UJA Federation of New York, Trusts & Estates Group Lawyer Division, June 2000

Education
• LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 1973
• LL.B., cum laude, Columbia University School of Law, 1965
• A.B., Barnard College, Columbia University in the City of New York, 1962

Admitted to Practice
• New York
• U.S. Tax Court

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