Shelly Meerovitch, JD, is a Director and Senior Vice President in the Wealth Strategies Group in Bernstein’s New York office. She brings over 20 years of expertise in international and domestic trusts and estate issues. Before joining Bernstein, Shelly was a partner of the law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP in New York. She focuses on international planning, and works with our high-net-worth clients and their professional advisors to optimize structures for tax-efficient investment in the US, wealth transfer to US beneficiaries, and the creation and administration of global trusts. Shelly is a member of the State Bar of New York, and has written on many pre-immigration planning and cross-border tax issues. She is a member of the London-based Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP). Shelly graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California Los Angeles with a BA in psychology, summa cum laude, and earned a JD from Columbia Law School.