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.
Susan advises foreign nationals owning property in New York as well as New York residents owning property in other countries. She assists in planning to minimize transfer taxes and ensures that property will be transferred to beneficiaries with a minimum of cost and delay.
Susan is a frequent lecturer and writer on estate planning topics. She is also a member of STEP, an international organization of estate and financial planners.
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