Alistair 'Sandy' Christopher

Partner | New Haven Boston

Secretary Cristie Amato


Sandy is a partner in our private client and tax team.

Alistair "Sandy" Christopher focuses his practice on international and domestic tax and estate planning. Sandy advises Non-U.S. and U.S. families on tax planning and minimization strategies, including cross-border and pre-immigration issues. Sandy's practice utilizes a variety of sophisticated techniques, such as trust decanting, foreign grantor trusts, dynasty trusts and sales to intentionally defective grantor trusts, in order to create tax-efficient, multi-generational wealth transfer structures.

Sandy has written and presented on a variety of tax and estate planning topics.

Me in a minute

Like an architect, I help design structures for clients

I think of my practice as being like that of an architect. Like an architect, I help design structures for clients. I'm not designing houses or buildings, of course. But, like a well designed home, the wealth transfer structures I create help clients feel secure about their futures, and allow them to achieve their goals for themselves and their families.