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Ronni G. Davidowitz

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

New York, NY, USA

Ronni G. Davidowitz concentrates her practice in trusts and estates law, with a focus in private client services. Ms. Davidowitz has extensive experience in complex estate and trust administration, including estate and gift tax audits and petitions and protests for redetermination of assessed deficiencies, estate litigation, basic to sophisticated estate planning, charitable, non-profit and private foundations representation, contested and uncontested judicial and informal fiduciary accountings and elder law.

Ms. Davidowitz serves as Chair of the New York Trusts and Estates Practice.

Ms. Davidowitz is admitted to practice in New York State and before the United States Tax Court. Reported case - Matter of Estate of Othmer, 710 N.Y.S.2d 848,2000 N.Y. Misc. 263.

Associations and Committees

Ms. Davidowitz is a fellow of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel and serves on the Charitable Organization Committee of ACTEC. Ms. Davidowitz is also a member of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York and served as chair of its Estate and Gift Taxation Committee (2004-2007). She is also a member of the Trusts and Estates Section of the New York State Bar Association and of its Executive Committee. She serves on the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Estate Administration and is chair of its Charitable Organizations Committee.

Lectures and Articles

Ms. Davidowitz is a contributing author to LexisNexis Answer Guide a New York Surrogate's Court procedure handbook published in 2004 by Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., a member of LexisNexis Group. Ms. Davidowitz's most recent article, "Representing Charitable Organizations, A Primer in Fundamentals" was written for the American Bar Association - Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section - "E State" - Vol. No. 2004, Issue No. I.In addition, Ms. Davidowitz is a frequent lecturer for the Practising Law Institute, the New York State Bar Association and other organizations and groups.

Other Activities

Ms. Davidowitz is a member of the Professional Advisors Council for Calvary Fund Inc. of Calvary Hospital; a member of the Professional Advisory Council of the American Heart Association and of the New York Tolerance Center Advisory Group, of which she serves as co-chair; and vice-chair of the Trusts and Estates Committee for the United Jewish Appeal-Federation.


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