G. Warren Whitaker
gwwhitaker@daypitney.com

New York
7 Times Square
New York, NY 10036
T: (212) 297 2468
F: (718) 764 4360

G. Warren "Warren" Whitaker – Partner

Professional Experience

G. Warren Whitaker assists high net worth individuals and multinational families with complex domestic and international estate planning and related income tax, corporate and personal financial planning. Clients seek his experience with sophisticated international transactions; trust and estate issues, both domestic and international; family office needs; and trust services and fiduciary compliance. He is a member of the firm's Executive Board.

Warren is a prolific writer and international speaker. Since 2003, he has been published or cited nearly 80 times in respected news sources, such as Bloomberg, The New York Times and Worth Magazine. Warren wrote one of the standard references in his field, Estate Planning for Foreign Persons, Trusts, and Assets, and co-authored the United States sections of Tottel's Succession Law and Bloomsbury's International Succession Laws.

He has also served in variety of leadership roles in his professional community, including:

  • U.S. chair of the U.K.-based Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP)
  • Member of the STEP Worldwide Council
  • Chair of the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, the Section's International Estate Planning Committee and Estate Administration Committee and a former district representative

Among his honors and recognitions is selection as a fellow of the prestigious American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel (ACTEC) and its International Estate Planning Committee.

For years, Warren's peers have named him to lists of top lawyers. As Chambers USA described him, "Warren Whitaker is the leading figure in the practice and is sought by clients for 'his depth of experience and intellect, and his very good grasp of cross-border taxation.'" Worth Magazine has named Warren as one of the nation's 100 Top Wealth Advisors.

Practice Areas

News, Publications & Presentations

Education

  • Columbia Law School, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, editor, The Journal of Transnational Law
  • Rutgers College, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey
  • U.S. Tax Court

Outside Interests

  • Shakespeare's Globe USA, Director
  • New York Philharmonic, member, Bankers and Lawyers Advisory Committee
  • Library of America, Fellow

Awards and Achievements

Languages

  • French
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