Von Sanborn advises affluent American and international families as well as single- and multi-family offices on U.S. tax, estate planning and art law matters. He counsels clients on structuring their inbound and outbound business, real estate, passive and personal investments to minimize their overall U.S. tax burden. He also counsels individual and corporate fiduciaries on the U.S. tax consequences of trust investments and issues arising from trust administration and management. Von also provides guidance on U.S. estate and gift tax planning techniques to high and ultra-high net worth families on issues relating to all of their asset classes, and advises beneficiaries and fiduciaries of non-U.S. trusts on the U.S. tax consequences associated with foreign trust and corporate structures.
In the area of art law, Von assists clients with matters involving risk management, the formation of trusts including art assets, sales and use tax voluntary disclosures and the purchase and sale of works of art.
Von is the author of numerous publications and lectures worldwide on all aspects of his practice.
Selected to the list of Private Client Global Elite by Legal Week (ALM Media Properties, LLC), 2017, 2018
Selected for inclusion on the Leaders List, a directory of leading professionals in the private wealth management and private client industry, by Citywealth Magazine (Jones Publishing Limited), 2015, 2016, 2018
AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell (LexisNexis)
Tom Gold Dance Foundation, Chairman