Georgiana J Slade is a partner in the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and is Practice Group Leader of the firm's Trusts and Estates Group.
PRIMARY FOCUS & EXPERIENCE
Ms Slade focuses her practice on representing corporate executives, closely held business owners, hedge fund and private equity fund managers and other wealthy individuals (both domestic and foreign) and their families with estate, philanthropic and personal planning needs. She also represents individual and corporate fiduciaries in matters relating to the administration of estates and trusts, including contested matters.
RECOGNITION & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Ms Slade has been recognized by a number of publications as a top-tier lawyer for Trusts and Estates including, The Best Lawyers in America, Bloomberg, Personal Finance, BNA Tax Management and Chambers USA, which ranks her in the 1st tier of Wealth Management. In the 2015 edition of Chambers USA, Georgiana is described by her peers as "very smart and thoughtful," and clients appreciate her "extremely good judgment, efficiency and proactivity." Ms Slade was honored as the "Best in Wealth Management" by Euromoney Legal Media Group's 2015 Americas Women in Business Law Awards and is a Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2016 winner in the Wills, Trusts & Estates category. She has also been appointed as a David Rockefeller Fellow by the Partnership for New York City.
Ms Slade is actively involved with many professional organizations, including the New York State Bar Association (where she serves as Chair of the Trusts and Estates Section's Governmental Relations and Legislation Committee and served as Chair and/or Vice-Chair of the Trusts and Estates Section's Life Insurance and Employee Benefits, Tax and Legislation Committees), the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel, the American Bar Association and the Duke University Estate Planning Council.
Ms Slade has authored numerous publications on estate planning and estate administration, including the BNA Tax Management portfolios on Personal Life Insurance Trusts and Partial Interests-GRATs, GRUTs, QPRTs (Section 2702) and the Chapter on the Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax in the 2017 edition of Practical Guide to Estate Planning. She has lectured extensively on these topics to legal and professional associations, including the University of Miami's Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, Internal Revenue Service, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New York State Bankers Association and the New York University Federal Institute of Taxation.