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Michael Arlein
Firm: Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Michael Arlein is Chair of the Firm's Trusts and Estates group and has been with the Firm since 2000. Mr. Arlein focuses his practice on estate and tax planning for high net worth individuals and families, including Wall Street professionals, entrepreneurs, principals at private equity firms and hedge funds, real estate developers, professional athletes, entertainers, artists and corporate executives. A former investment banker, Mr. Arlein brings to his clients insight and business sense that distinguishes him among lawyers. He works closely with clients and their other trusted advisors to identify their objectives and provide creative and practical solutions designed to meet their specific goals. Collaborating with lawyers from the Firm's other practice areas, Mr. Arlein often serves as "general counsel" for his clients, coordinating all of their personal legal needs. In recent years, Mr. Arlein has worked with the founders of numerous venture-backed companies in connection with their estate and tax planning. Among others, he has worked with some of the founders of the following companies (who have given permission to be included on this list): 305 Fitness, Anchor, AppNexus, Bay Dynamics, Casper, Dia & Co., Daily Harvest, Dash, Digital Ocean, Flatiron Health, Gimlet, Harry’s, Hubble Contacts, Influenster, mParticle, Mohawk Group, Rhone Apparel, Roman Health, ShopKeep, Slack, Standard Bots, StellaService, Voray. In that context, Mr. Arlein has developed deep experience implementing planning strategies for Qualified Small Business Stock.

Past Events

Trust and Estate Taxation Conference Webcast
Web Event
Dec 04, 2019
Trust and Estate Taxation Conference
UJA-Federation of New York
Dec 04, 2019