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Andrew S. Auchincloss is a Partner of the law firm of Schlesinger Lazetera & Auchincloss LLP.

Andrew focuses his practice on estate and investment planning strategies under U.S. law for U.S. and non-U.S. individuals and families.  He represents wealthy individuals and families, tax-exempt organizations, banks and trust companies, family offices and private trust companies and other clients in a broad range of substantive areas.

Andrew's international planning experience has included a wide array of situations and solutions, including the representation of global families in the structuring of their U.S. and international wealth; representing U.S. banks and financial services firms in their dealings with international private clients; and assisting in the litigation of probate disputes with international dimensions, among many other matters from all over the globe.

Andrew's domestic planning experience includes working with family offices for significant U.S. families; working with U.S. banks and trust companies in the context of fiduciary and tax planning issues; representing a major American novelist; and assisting in significant tax and estate related litigations, including cases involving will constructions and a major case on the limits of a state's power to tax the income of personal trusts.

Prior to joining Schlesinger Gannon & Lazetera LLP, Andrew was a partner at Sidley Austin LLP.  Prior thereto, Andrew was a director in the Wealth Management Group at Bernstein Global Wealth Management (AllianceBernstein), where he conducted research into international and domestic estate and tax planning issues, wrote articles and lectured extensively.  Prior to Bernstein, he practiced at White & Case LLP for 18 years, as a partner from 2000 to 2007, representing international and domestic families, charities and financial institutions in the context of estate planning, tax and fiduciary law.

Andrew received a B.A. in 1986 from Yale University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1989.  Strong leadership on behalf of his clients has earned Andrew recognition in the 2017 edition of Chambers High Net Worth, Who's Who Legal and Super Lawyers.

Andrew currently serves as Chair of the Trusts, Estates & Surrogate's Court Committee of the New York City Bar.