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RachelleNuhfer

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Partner

"I am passionate about working with clients to understand their concerns and objectives and to craft creative and practical solutions."

Overview

Biography

Rachelle primarily concentrates her practice on working with clients in planning and administering trusts and estates matters. She routinely offers guidance on preparing wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, powers of attorney, health care proxies, and beneficiary designations. Rachelle also provides guidance on family limited liability companies and other entities to provide liability protection and a mechanism for the transfer of ownership of certain assets.

Rachelle counsels clients on a variety of estate planning and estate and trust administration matters and outlines strategies to minimize income, estate, and gift taxes and opportunities. She also handles asset protection with the objective of structuring a comprehensive, effective, and flexible plan to meet the clients’ needs and objectives. Rachelle also advises clients on other business and corporate matters, including succession planning, tax planning, and forming and structuring business entities.

Bar Associations

  • Monroe County Bar Association, Former Trusts and Estates Council Member
  • New York State Bar Association

Selected Memberships & Affiliations

  • Barclay Damon’s Women’s Forum
Experience

Prior Experience

  • Lacy Katzen LLP, Associate
  • Appellate Division Fourth Department, Appellate Court Attorney

Selected Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Nuhfer: Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, 2024; Litigation – Trusts and Estates, 2024; Trusts and Estates, 2021–2024
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars: Estate Planning & Probate, 2016–2023
Knowledge

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Presented on estate planning, estate administration, and business succession planning at continuing-education seminars through the New York State Bar Association, Monroe County Bar Association, and National Business Institute as well as to financial advisors.

Selected Media

Selected Alerts & Blog Posts

Featured Media

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NYS Department of Health Publishes Amended Proposed Cybersecurity Regulations for Hospitals

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FTC Noncompete Rule Survives—For Now

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New York Trial Court Finds Uber Is Not Vicariously Liable for Driver's Negligence

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ERISA Forfeiture Lawsuits: Navigating the Emerging Legal Landscape

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EU Leads the Way on Artificial Intelligence Regulation

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End of An Era: SCOTUS Overturns Chevron After 40 Years of Deference to Administrative Agencies

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