Gideon Rothschild

Moses & Singer LLP

Gideon Rothschild is a partner with the New York City law firm of MOSES & SINGER LLP, where he co-chairs the Trusts & Estates and Wealth Preservation Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of domestic and international estate planning techniques for high net worth clients and is a nationally recognized authority on wealth preservation and offshore trusts.

Mr. Rothschild is a Past Chair of the Real Property Trust & Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association, a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and Academician of The International Academy of Trust and Estate Lawyers. He is a past Chair of the New York Chapter of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and a vice-chair of its US region.

Mr. Rothschild is the co-author of the Bloomberg Tax Management portfolio on Asset Protection Planning and a member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of Tax Management Estates, Gifts, and Trusts, and Trusts and Estates. He is the author of numerous articles for publications including the New York Law Journal, Journal of Asset Protection, Trusts and Estates and Estate Planning, a former Adjunct Professor, University of Miami School of Law Graduate Program in Estate Planning, frequent lecturer on asset protection and estate planning to professional groups including University of Miami's Philip E. Heckerling Institute, New York University Federal Tax Institute, the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Southern Federal Tax Institute and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Rothschild has been designated as a Distinguished Estate Planner by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils and is listed in Best Lawyers in America (Lawyer of the Year 2017), ChambersUSA, New York Superlawyers and Worth's Top 100 Lawyers. Mr. Rothschild is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.

Clients describe Gideon as "one of the top asset protection attorneys in the country" and is regarded by peers as "a leading authority on asset protection." Since 2006, Gideon has been listed in New York Super Lawyers®, appearing as one of the "Top 100 New York Super Lawyers" - the only Trusts and Estates lawyer who received the highest point totals in the New York Metro area. Chambers USA acknowledges Gideon as "a very accomplished attorney" who is "preeminent in the trusts and estates field." He has been peer-recognized by Best Lawyers in America for over 10 years. He further has the distinction of being an AV® Preeminent(tm) Rated lawyer and one of New York's Top Rated Lawyers in his field by Martindale-Hubbell.

J.D., New York Law School (1980) with honors
B.B.A., Baruch College (1973)

Tax Management Portfolios™

  • Asset Protection Planning (Portfolio 810)

    This Portfolio defines and analyzes "asset protection planning" and then examines methods used in preservation planning, and traps and pitfalls associated with these techniques.

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