Zena M. TamlerPartner
Zena Tamler joined S&C’s Estates and Personal Group in 2001 and was elected partner in October 2009. She represents high net worth individuals and families in connection with their personal legal matters, with particular focus on sophisticated tax and estate planning matters and the structuring of family business affairs.
Ms. Tamler represents fiduciaries in connection with the administration of estates and trusts and advises a variety of charitable organizations. She has experience with a broad range of international tax and estate planning matters, including the taxation and administration of non-U.S. trusts and the structuring of multijurisdictional estates.
Ms. Tamler is a member of the Committee on Estate and Gift Taxation and a past member of the Committee on Trusts, Estates & Surrogate’s Courts of the New York City Bar Association. Ms. Tamler is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and a member of The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law. She is also chair of the Trusts and Estates Group of the UJA-Federation of New York and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Ms. Tamler is prior co-chair of the Lawyer’s Division of the Anti-Defamation League, and co-chair of its Professional Advisory Committee on Planned Charitable Giving. She is a member of the Board of the Autism Science Foundation.
Rankings and Recognitions
Recognized as a “Rising Star” in New York Super Lawyers in the area of Estate Planning & Probate (2011–2016) and now as a “Top Rated” attorney (2017-2018). Ms. Tamler is also recognized in the area of Private Wealth Law by Chambers HNW (2018).