Gideon Rothschild

Gideon Rothschild, Esq., is a partner with the New York City law firm Moses & Singer LLP, where he co-chairs the Trusts & Estates and Wealth Preservation Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of domestic and international estate-planning techniques for high-net-worth clients and is a nationally recognized authority on wealth preservation and offshore trusts. Mr. Rothschild is a past chair of the Real Property Trust & Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association and a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He is a member of the editorial advisory boards of Tax Management Estates, Gifts, and Trusts and Trusts and Estates. He is a former adjunct professor in estate planning at New York Law School and University of Miami School of Law and a frequent lecturer to professional groups on asset protection and estate planning. Mr. Rothschild has been designated as a Distinguished Accredited Estate Planner by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Lawyer of the Year, 2018), Chambers USA, and New York Super Lawyers. Mr. Rothschild also is licensed as a certified public accountant.

Wealthy and Wise

Uh Oh—Should Your Heirs Now Give Your Gifts BACK to You?

The new federal tax law means that some previous lifetime gifts to heirs will now cost a family more of its wealth and should be reversed.

Wealthy and Wise

Beneficiary Control of Trusts—How Much Is Just Right?

You have to walk a fine line to give your heirs just the right amount of control over their trusts. Here’s how to do it.

Wealthy and Wise

The Terrible and Shockingly Common Estate-Planning Mistake

Many people leave wealth to their heirs only to have those assets scooped up by creditors or other outsiders. How to prevent that.


Can You Trust Your Trust?

To Protect Your Family, Avoid These 4 Big Traps Whether you are wealthy or not, a well-designed trust can make…

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Tax Alert: The Government Could Get Much More of Your Money

If you have more than $1 million in assets, an important deadline is fast approaching to take advantage of some…