Profile

Christopher C. Gerard is a shareholder in Anderson Kill's New York office and is chair of the Wills, Trusts & Estates practice group.
Chris has extensive experience in the areas of estate planning and trust and estate administration. He represents a range of individuals and fiduciaries, both individual and institutional, of estates and trusts. He also advises on the creation and administration of closely held business entities, such as partnerships and limited liability companies, and assists clients on real estate matters. He frequently serves as the executor of estates and trustee of trusts, requiring a wide range of fiduciary functions. He also advises clients in the area of charitable gifting and has lectured on this topic.

Chris' clients span the spectrum: from high-net worth individuals, to individuals whose principal wealth-accumulating years still lie ahead of them, to individuals of more modest means. He also represents financial institutions in their fiduciary capacity and not-for-profit organizations.

Memberships

Professional Memberships

New York State Bar Association
New Jersey Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

The Changing Estate Planning Landscape: Steps to Take Right Now?

Anderson Kill / November 14, 2023

News

Anderson Kill Names New Practice Group Chairs

February 12, 2019

Anderson Kill Names Christopher Gerard as New Practice Group Chair

February 12, 2019

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Christopher C. Gerard

Shareholder , New York

Profile

Christopher C. Gerard is a shareholder in Anderson Kill's New York office and is chair of the Wills, Trusts & Estates practice group.
Chris has extensive experience in the areas of estate planning and trust and estate administration. He represents a range of individuals and fiduciaries, both individual and institutional, of estates and trusts. He also advises on the creation and administration of closely held business entities, such as partnerships and limited liability companies, and assists clients on real estate matters. He frequently serves as the executor of estates and trustee of trusts, requiring a wide range of fiduciary functions. He also advises clients in the area of charitable gifting and has lectured on this topic.

Chris' clients span the spectrum: from high-net worth individuals, to individuals whose principal wealth-accumulating years still lie ahead of them, to individuals of more modest means. He also represents financial institutions in their fiduciary capacity and not-for-profit organizations.

Memberships

Professional Memberships

New York State Bar Association
New Jersey Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

The Changing Estate Planning Landscape: Steps to Take Right Now?

Anderson Kill / November 14, 2023

News

Anderson Kill Names New Practice Group Chairs

February 12, 2019

Anderson Kill Names Christopher Gerard as New Practice Group Chair

February 12, 2019

Education
  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D.
  • Harvard University, B.A., cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Connecticut

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