Caryn Young advises individual clients on estate and gift tax planning, helping them to navigate the complex federal and state rules and preserve, protect and grow family wealth in a tax efficient manner. She also assists clients with the administration of complex estates, including preparation of estate and gift tax returns, representing clients in tax audits with the IRS and dealings with the IRS art advisory panel. In addition, Caryn advises clients on business succession matters.
Earlier in her legal career, Caryn handled corporate and securities law matters. She served as in-house counsel at American Express Bank, where she provided legal support to the global investment services division. She was also a corporate associate in private practice.
In addition to her legal experience, Caryn has substantial experience in the field of international economic development. She was managing director, global head of programs, at the Financial Services Volunteer Corps in New York, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen financial sectors in emerging market countries. During the mid-1990s, she served as a project manager for the International Finance Corporation's small-scale privatization projects in Belarus and Ukraine. She also served as a consultant in Ukraine and Kazakhstan for KPMG Peat Marwick.