About Ronni G. Davidowitz

Ronni Davidowitz helps clients sort out the legal, business, tax and personal issues that can arise when planning their estates or managing their wealth. As the head of Katten's New York Private Wealth practice, she understands that listening and being responsive are two of the most important services she can bring to her client relationships.

Prepared for a changing landscape

Changes in tax laws, the economic climate, and family and business situations may require adjustments to clients' estate and wealth plans. Ronni is a ready resource to help her client strategies keep pace. High-net-worth individuals, closely held businesses, entrepreneurs, artists and art collectors are among those who rely on Ronni for this close attention to their affairs, as well as her keen planning skills and sympathetic ear.

Ronni finds creative and efficient ways to help her clients avoid litigation. When conflicts do arise, she has a successful track record advising clients on estate and gift tax audits, estate and gift tax litigation and Surrogate's Court contested matters, including probate disputes and fiduciary accountings. She also creates and advises public charities and private foundations.

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"One interviewee says: '. . . Most lawyers walk in and they've got to show you how smart they are rather than listen to what the problem is; Ronni listens and then is smart when she responds.'"

Chambers HNW 2018
(New York, Private Wealth Law) survey response

Practice Focus

  • Trust and estate pre- and postmortem planning and administration
  • Family succession planning
  • Private client services
  • Estate and gift tax audits
  • Formation and advice to public charities and private foundations
  • Estate and trust litigation and family dispute resolution

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