Wills, Trusts and Estates

Susan Rothwell

New York

Susan Rothwell is a Shareholder in the New York office of Anderson Kill and a member of the Wills, Trusts and Estates practice group. 

Susan advises clients on estate and tax planning for wealth preservation and prepares wills, trusts and other vehicles to achieve client goals. Susan also works with clients on strategies to protect assets, minimize taxes and transfer wealth to future generations. For clients who wish to make charitable donations, she suggests strategies that benefit the charity while maximizing tax benefits to the donor. To avoid the expense and emotional trauma of litigation, she works with clients to avoid and manage conflict among family members. Susan also counsels Trustees and Executors on tax, fiduciary and estate administration matters and assists small business owners with estate and succession planning.

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Member, Trusts, Estates & Surrogate’s Court Committee, New York City Bar Association; STEP Society of Trusts and Estates Planners; New York State Bar Association; Fellow, The New York Bar Foundation

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Demand Grows for Revocable Living Trusts
New York Law Journal | September 10, 2023
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When A Foreign National Dies With Assets in New York: An Update on What Wealth Advisors, Legal Advisors and Globetrotters Need to Know
Wealth Management Newsletter | September 13, 2019
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New Year, New World for Passing Down Wealth
Lexology | March 21, 2018
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Estate and Charitable Planning

January 07, 2020  |  New York, NY
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Estate and Charitable Planning Under the New Tax Law

January 28, 2019  |  New York, NY
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Succession Planning for Tangibles

November 07, 2018  |  New York, NY


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Why You Need a Will: Not Just for the Rich and Famous

Savvy Ladies YouTube Video

New York, NY
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Estate Planning Primer for Commercial Property Owners

RSA Mortgage Brokerage

February 03, 2016  |  New York, New York

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New York University School of Law, LL.M. (2001)
Columbia Law School, J.D. (1991)
Columbia University, M.B.A. and B.A. (1983)


New York