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Marina A. Bezrukova

Special Counsel

Marina A. Bezrukova

Special Counsel
New York +1-212-558-4000+1-212-558-4000 +1-212-558-3588+1-212-558-3588
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Marina Bezrukova is special counsel and has been a member of the Estates and Personal Group since 2001. She conducts an active practice advising high net worth families and their fiduciaries around the world on issues of cross-border and multinational tax and estate planning, family business governance, estate and trust administration, family office structures, charitable giving and tax controversy.

From 2002 to 2007, Ms. Bezrukova assisted with revising the treatise International Estate Planning published by Matthew Bender & Co.

Ms. Bezrukova is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Rankings and Recognitions

New York Super Lawyers – recognized as a “Rising Star” in the area of Estate Planning & Probate (2014-2015)


  • Advised a U.S. client in an IRS audit involving complex PFIC and foreign trust tax issues discussed in the highly publicized IRS Technical Advice Memorandum 200733024
  • Advised a U.S. client on a multi-jurisdictional trust structure for philanthropic giving
  • Advised a non-U.S. client on family business governance and the structuring of family business affairs
  • Advised U.S. and non-U.S. clients on succession planning and trust reorganization to make trust structures suitable for U.S. beneficiaries
  • Advised non-U.S. trustees on the domestication of multi-million dollar offshore trusts to the United States
  • Advised a non-U.S. client on pre-immigration planning, including a restructuring of a complex multi-billion dollar privately held business
  • Advised a non-U.S. client on a structure for a $45 million acquisition of a residence in New York
  • Advised many U.S. and international charitable, educational and art institutions, including large corporate foundations, donor-advised funds and national museums, on tax, governance and compliance issues.