Paul Weiss

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
212-373-3368 (direct)
212-492-0368 (direct fax)
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Loretta A. Ippolito is a partner and co-chair of the Personal Representation Department in New York. Ms. Ippolito’s practice involves all aspects of estate planning and estate and trust administration, with extensive experience providing comprehensive estate, gift and income tax advice for high net worth individuals and multinational families.


Ms. Ippolito advises clients on domestic and international estate planning, including tax and foreign trust planning for non-U.S. persons with U.S. contacts, the effective use of gift-giving programs, domestic trust planning, the tax-efficient transfer of closely held family business interests, liquidity issues, and management succession. Ms. Ippolito also renders advice relating to charitable giving, including the disposition of appreciated property, the use of private foundations, and charitable split-interest trusts. Her practice encompasses all phases of estate administration including tax audits and post-death planning.

Professional memberships include the Trusts and Estates Law Section and the International Estate Planning Committee of the New York State Bar Association, and the U.K.-based Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). She currently serves as Co-Chair of the Committee on Trusts & Estates of the New York Women's Bar Association, and is a member of the Trusts, Estates & Surrogate's Courts Committee and former member of the Committee on Estate and Gift Taxation of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Ms. Ippolito serves on the Board of Directors of the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Foundation, and is a former Director of the New York Women's Bar Association, the Harvard Law School Association of New York City, and the Lawyer's Alliance for New York.

She is the author of "What Price Expatriation?" published in the July 2003 edition of Trusts & Estates and "The New Price of Expatriation" published in the December 2004 edition of Trusts & Estates.



  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1989
    cum laude
  • B.A., Amherst College, 1985
    Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • New York

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