NEW YORK – Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is pleased to announce that Joshua S. Rubenstein, chair of its National Trusts & Estates Practice, has been named among the top wealth advisors in the world in this year’s CityWealth Magazine 100 ranking. Mr. Rubenstein was listed as one of the 11 “top-tier” practitioners in the “Global ultra-high net worth and family office legal advisors” category.
The annual ranking is compiled through a poll of top international wealth advisors, who are asked to recommend the peers they “most highly respect.” The CityWealth 100 includes those who are most commonly put forward by wealth professionals. Many of the recommendations received come from those who have worked in the wealth industry for up to three decades. A copy of the ranking can be found at http://www.citywealthmag.com/citywealth_printable.pdf.
Mr. Rubenstein handles a wide variety of private client matters on a local, national and international level, including personal and estate planning, the administration of estates and trusts, and contested Surrogate’s Court and tax proceedings for high net worth individuals, professionals, entrepreneurs, artists, and others. He is a frequent lecturer and author on these topics, and a Member of the Executive Council and Treasurer of the International Academy of Estates and Trusts Law (IAETL), a Fellow and Regent of the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel (ACTEC), a Member of the U.K.-based Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and a Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation.
Mr. Rubenstein is a former chair of the Trusts & Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and of the International Committee of the Real Property and Probate Section of the American Bar Association. He holds a B.A. (magna cum laude) from Columbia University and his J.D. from Columbia University Law School.
Katten’s Trusts and Estates Practice provides a full range of trusts and estates related services, including sophisticated estate, tax, business and personal planning for high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, and others with complex assets or affairs. The firm represents both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in connection with ongoing estate and trust administration on a multigenerational basis, and is also experienced in handling contested proceedings involving estates and trusts in the courts, before taxing authorities and before governmental and regulatory authorities.