Elisabetta Pedersini

Founding Partner

Elisabetta Pedersini is co-founder and partner in charge of the Private Client and Wealth Management Practice, dealing with family offices, ultra-high and high net worth individuals, affluent families, closely-held corporations, pro-athletes, international trusts, High-End defendants, celebrities, music producers, private clients, foreign investors, corporate clients, Fortune 500 corporations and foundations. 

She has been advising ultra-high net worth individuals and affluent families on all aspects of their personal legal needs, including preservation and management of wealth, white collar defense and special investigations, family office operations, asset protection, foreign trust management, diversification techniques; litigation, family dispute resolution; business succession planning; prenuptial agreements; divorce; Will contests; durable Power of Attorney; guardianships; conservatorships; offshore trusts; gift planning; charitable giving; and Estate & Fiduciary controversy matters. 

When litigation is necessary, Elisabetta offers a unique international perspective by understanding the technical aspects of the case, the special need for a strong white collar defense, and the necessary knowledge for the Estate and Tax planning, always taking into consideration the cultural differences and the right factors for a successful litigation strategy.

Fully committed to high performance, confidentiality, and discretion. She has an instinctively global business perspective and vision that turn into the best personalized legal 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: the best-selling publication of the definitive guide to International  Family Law: A Global Guide also known to family practitioners around the world as the "Blue Book"; The International Relocation of Children Global Guide and the Private Client Law in Dominican Republic: an overview  all published by 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, White Collars Defense and Investigations, High Net Worth divorces, 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, Casinos, Luxury Real Estate, and Mediation.

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