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Conrad Teitell | Principal
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 Conrad  Teitell 203.351.4164


Practice Areas(s)
National Charitable Planning Group
Private Clients Group
Trusts and Estates

Columbia University Law School, LL.B., 1957
New York University Law School, LL.M., 1968
University of Michigan, A.B., 1954
Only admitted in NY and DC

Conrad Teitell's practice focuses on estate planning with an emphasis on planned charitable giving and exempt organizations.  He chairs the firmís Charitable Planning Group.  Conrad is a nationally recognized legal practitioner, author and lecturer in the trusts and estate field.  He is the recipient of the American Law Institute/American Bar Associationís Harrison Tweed Award for Special Merit in Continuing Legal Education and is an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law.  Listed in the Best Lawyers in Americaģ since 1993, he is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.  (For the Best Lawyers selection process, please see   He is the author of the five-volume treatise, Philanthropy and Estate Planning.  Conrad Teitell has lectured to a broad range of audiences on the subjects of taxes, wills, and estate planning.  He received his A.B. from the University of Michigan, his LL.B. from Columbia University Law School and his LL.M. from New York University Law School.  Conrad was profiled in Bloomberg Personal Finance as one of the nationís lawyers who has reshaped estate planning by helping clients protect wealth, avoid taxes and benefit charities.

Conrad was one of the four invited witnesses who testified at the U.S. Senate Finance Committee hearing on estate tax revision.  One of the other witnesses was the Oracle from Omaha---Warren Buffett.