Caryn Young

Partner | New York

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

Caryn practices in the areas of estate and gift tax planning, administration of complex estates and business succession matters.

She helps her clients navigate the complex federal and state rules and preserve, protect and grow family wealth in a tax efficient manner. She also assists clients with the administration of complex estates, including preparation of estate and gift tax returns, representing clients in tax audits with the IRS and dealings with the IRS art advisory panel.

Earlier in her legal career, Caryn handled corporate and securities law matters. She served as in-house counsel at American Express Bank, where she provided legal support to the global investment services division. She was also a corporate associate in private practice.

Caryn has substantial experience in the field of international economic development. She was managing director, global head of programs, at the Financial Services Volunteer Corps in New York, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen financial sectors in emerging market countries. During the mid-1990s, she served as a project manager for the International Finance Corporation’s small-scale privatization projects in Belarus and Ukraine. She also served as a consultant in Ukraine and Kazakhstan for KPMG Peat Marwick.

Secretary Lisa Jaiven

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State of New York, 1999

Former AAG for NY State Environmental Bureau, Matthew Sinkman, Is Joining Gibbons,’ New York Law Journal - December 14, 2021, mentioned

Wake Up Call,’ Bloomberg Law - December 8, 2021, mentioned

Withers Adds Day Pitney Partner to Estates Practice,’ Law 360 - December 6, 2021, mentioned

Association of the Bar of the City of New York

New York State Bar Association

Serving as an Artist’s Executor/Trustee With a Foundation Beneficiary,’ 2022 Artist-Endowed Foundation Initiative Leadership Forum - May 25, 2022, speaker

Planning for Hard to Value Assets in Uncertain Times: A Guide for Art Collectors,’ New York State Bar Association’s Trusts and Estates Law Section - April 29, 2021, speaker



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