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Kim E. Baptiste

919 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022
United States of America
P: +1 212.756.2317
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Kim E. Baptiste, a partner in the New York office, focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, trusts, charitable foundations, tax planning and estate administration.

After receiving his undergraduate degree from Yale University, Kim obtained a J.D. from Boston University School of Law, where he served as note and case editor on the Boston University Law Review, and an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Kim is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a member of its Business Planning Committee, a member of the New York State Bar Association and a past member of the NYSBA Tax Section’s Executive Committee and a past co-chair of the Committee on Taxation of Trusts and Estates. Kim is an adjunct professor in the Graduate Tax Program of the NYU School of Law and was selected for inclusion by New York Super Lawyers, which lists the top five percent of attorneys, by state and practice area, as selected by their peers. He recently spoke on “Structuring and Restructuring Your Management Company” at SRZ’s 20th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar.

Selected Publications

“Living Wills and Health Care Proxies,” Practising Law Institute, 1992

“Probate and Administration of Estates,” New York State Bar Association, 1988

“Basic Will Drafting,” Practising Law Institute, 1986

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Selected Speaking Engagements

“Understanding Grantor Trusts,” NYU Income Taxation of Trusts & Estates II, 2013

“Structuring and Restructuring Your Management Company,” SRZ 20th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar, 2011

“Donor-Advised Funds,” Jewish Communal Fund Charitable Giving Briefing, 2011

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Memberships

Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
    Business Planning Committee
New York State Bar Association
    Executive Committee of New York State Bar Association Tax Section
    Co-Chairman of New York State Bar Association
    Committee on Taxation of Trusts and Estates

Other Distinctions

Adjunct Professor, New York University School of Law, Graduate Tax Program
New York Super Lawyers

Bar Admissions

  • New York 1978

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York 1978
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York 1978

Education

  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1983
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1977
    • Note and Case Editor, Boston University Law Review, 1976-77
  • Yale University, A.B., 1972

Prior Experience

Weil, Gotshal & Manges