Carolyn M. Glynn is a member of the firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group and advises high net worth private clients and business owners on a wide range of wealth transfer matters, including estate, retirement, liquidity and business succession planning. In addition, Carolyn has represented heirs, corporate and individual fiduciaries, and nonprofit organizations in the administration of estates and trusts for over three decades. She has extensive experience with complex fiduciary income tax matters, entity formation, charitable giving arrangements, private foundations, distribution planning for IRAs and qualified plans, prenuptial agreements and residential real estate transactions.
Carolyn believes that every client is unique and that a genuine bond of trust between client and counsel is critical to the success of any legal technique or strategy. In that regard, Carolyn strives to provide each client with a customized and thoughtful wealth plan that will achieve the client’s financial goals efficiently and elegantly and to nurture the client relationship with compassion, professionalism, and accessibility.
Carolyn has served on various committees of the New York State Bar Association, including the Legislation Committee and the Surrogate’s Court Practice Committee. From 2002 through 2014, Carolyn volunteered as an adjunct faculty member of the Practicing Law Institute of New York (PLI) and the Zicklin School of Business of Baruch College, where she presented on the topics of business succession planning and family governance.
Carolyn received her B.A., cum laude, in British Literature from Vassar College in 1988 and her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1991. An avid tennis player, scuba diver, swimmer and reader, she currently resides in Douglaston, New York.