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David S. Finkelstein

Partner, Trusts and Estates

David S. Finkelstein focuses his practice on providing estate planning, charitable planning, tax and other advice to high net worth individuals and families in order to achieve clients’ goals for the management, preservation and disposition of their estates in the most advantageous manner.

Mr. Finkelstein also advises individual and corporate trustees on their roles and responsibilities as a trustee, and supervises trust administration, investment policies, distribution policies and beneficiary settlements. In addition, in his role as partner in the Trusts and Estates Department, Mr. Finkelstein serves as a Trustee of numerous trusts on the governing boards of multiple charitable foundations.

Mr. Finkelstein is a member of the New York City Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association.

Mr. Finkelstein received a B.A. cum laude from Harvard University in 1994, a J.D. magna cum laude from Fordham University School of Law in 1998, where he was an Associate Editor of the Fordham Law Review, and a Masters in Taxation (LL.M.) from New York University in 2000.

Mr. Finkelstein joined Cravath in 1998 and was elected a partner in 2004.

Mr. Finkelstein is admitted only in New York.

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