Trust and Estates
Family Office & Multi-Family Office Practice
Tax and Tax Controversy
International Estate Planning
Columbia University, magna cum laude, B.A.
NYU School of Law, J.D.
NYU School of Law, LL.M
English, Farsi, Hebrew
Eli focuses his practice on domestic and international estate, asset protection and tax planning for high net-worth individuals and their families. Eli's clients include executives, real estate owners and professionals, nursing home operators, professional athletes, entrepreneurs, owners of closely-held businesses and hedge fund and private equity professionals. Additionally, Eli represents family offices in their tax, estate and business succession planning needs.
In protecting his clients' interests, Eli offers sophisticated counsel on the following matters:
Eli incorporates his income tax expertise into his client's estate plans and advises on sophisticated techniques such as captive insurance companies, private placement life insurance, and 1031 exchanges.
Eli is a widely published author, having authored numerous articles for publications such as Trusts & Estates, Probate & Property, and various other publications. Additionally, Eli frequently lectures before accountants and financial advisors on asset protection and estate planning topics and has also served as an adjunct professor at St. John's University School of Law teaching International Taxation.
Tax Efficient Investments for Domestic and Foreign Clients By Eli Akhavan