Christina M. Baltz

Partner | New York

Christina is a partner in the private client and tax team.

She works with global families to develop and implement innovative and technically accurate planning strategies that address clients’ wealth planning, corporate and family governance, charitable planning and family office needs and objectives, across generations and borders. More specifically, she has advised domestic and international individuals, family offices, business owners and charitable organizations on tax, estate planning, governance and other legal issues, and has advised financial institutions on trust and compliance issues and estate planning products for private clients.

She has substantial experience in wealth management and structuring, having headed teams at UBS and JP Morgan, as well as working as a corporate and estate planning attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and as a partner in the private client practice at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. Her experience working at leading law firms and financial institutions has informed her wide-ranging perspective on clients’ requirements and the most effective and practical ways in which to create and implement tailored solutions for them.

Christina was shortlisted in the Citywealth Power Women Awards 2016 and featured in the Citywealth North America Wealth Advisors and Managers List, 2005.

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Admissions

Memberships

Talks

State of New York, 1991

Registered Foreign Lawyer in the UK, 2016

Planned Giving Advisory Committee of The Museum of Modern Art in New York

‘Investment and Tax Strategies for Family Offices and Private Investors in an Age of International Uncertainty,’ Private Asset Management and EisnerAmper - June 14, 2017

‘LatAm Trust Webinar,’ Amicorp Academy - May 24, 2017

‘US Immigration for the Ultra High Net Worth Families: What’s Hot, What’s Not’, Expert Webcast - May 2016

Me in a minute

I love working with individuals around the world and listening to the stories of their lives

What I love most about my work is being helpful to my clients. I studied English literature at college, and before attending law school I worked in advertising and at a fashion magazine. I chose those professions because I like to write. Living in Manhattan being a top priority at the time (as it continues to be today) and writing and analysis being activities I enjoy, I determined that practicing law would be a good fit and a profession in which I could succeed and be happy.

What I love most about working with individuals from around the world on their wealth planning is listening to the stories of their lives. No two are alike, and every one is compelling.

Education


Languages


  • English

Dates


Joined

2016
Partner

2016

New York

430 Park Avenue,

10th Floor,

NY 10022-3505

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