Elisabetta Pedersini is co-founder and partner in charge of the Private Client and Wealth Management Practice, dealing with family offices, ultra-high net worth individuals, affluent families, closely-held corporations, international trusts, pro athletes, celebrities, private clients, foreign investors, corporate clients, Fortune 500 corporations and foundations.
She has been advising high net worth individuals and families on all aspects of their personal legal needs, including preservation and management of wealth, family office operations, asset protection, foreign trust management, diversification techniques; family dispute resolution; business succession planning, Will contests, Durable power of attorney, Guardianships, Conservatorships, offshore corporation gift planning, charitable giving, and trust and estate controversy matters.
When litigation is necessary, Elisabetta offers a unique international perspective by understanding the highly technical aspects of estate and tax planning, cultural differences as well as the strategy of litigation.
Fully committed to high performance, confidentiality, discretion and has an instinctively global business perspective and vision that turn into the best personalized concierge assistance to her clients. Born and raised in Italy, with extensive education in Europe, Dominican Republic and the USA, Elisabetta has acquired a great knowledge of foreign cultures, which turned into a great skill allowing her to better understand her clients and helping with their needs.
Elisabetta is a renowned co-author of various books and guides in the field of Comparative International Family law and Private Client Law such as: Family Law: A Global Guide also known as the "Blue Book" (Thomson Reuters); The International Relocation of Children Global Guide (Thomson Reuters) and the Private Client Law in Dominican Republic: an overview (Practical Law Guides from Thomson Reuters).
She is also a highly involved member of the international community as well as a Rotarian. She served as adjunct professor at NYU SPS. She has been working as a pro-bono contributor for the global research projects of The World Bank, The World Justice Project (WJP) Rule of Law Index, and as pro-bono translator for The National Cancer Institute and Greenpeace International.
Elisabetta is fluent in English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, and Portuguese.
Specialties: Private Client Law, High Net Worth individuals involved in complex issues, Affluent Families, Closely held corporations, Hedge Funds, Wealth Management, Foreign Trusts, Family Offices, Estate Planning, Asset Protection, International Family Law, Litigation, Entertainment and Sports Law, Civil Litigation, Wills, Probate, Durable power of attorney, Guardianships, Conservatorships
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