Cecily P. Maguire advises clients on all aspects of estate planning, including generational planning, asset protection and charitable giving. She works closely with her clients and their other advisors to create and implement personally tailored strategies to preserve assets and transmit wealth while minimizing transfer taxes. She advises both US-based and foreign individuals on the appropriate use of trusts, partnerships, LLCs and other vehicles to achieve their planning goals.
Ms. Maguire also counsels fiduciaries and financial institutions in connection with the administration of trusts and estates, including probate proceedings, state and federal gift tax return preparation and audits, and trust and estate accounting proceedings. In addition she advises individuals and fiduciaries in disputes involving Wills and trusts.
Bars and Courts
New York State Bar, 1987
LLM, New York University School of Law, 1995
JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 1986
BA, Harvard University, magna cum laude, 1982
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Bar Association
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Author, "Family Limited Partnerships Face IRS Challenges," New York Law Journal, September 9, 2002
Lecturer, "Understanding the Gift Tax System" Practising Law Institute, March 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Author, “Look Again at Family Limited Partnerships," New York Law Journal, September 10, 2001
Lecturer, "Post-Mortem Estate Planning," Practising Law Institute, August 1998, 1999, 2000
Author, “New York State Institutes College Savings Program," New York Law Journal, April 5, 1999
Lecturer, "Ethical Considerations in Estate Planning," New York City Bar Association, October 1997