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551 Fifth Avenue, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10176




Jodi Krieger advises clients in all phases of forming, managing and terminating charitable organizations, including public charities, private foundations and private operating foundations. She advises clients, individually and on behalf of the organizations they represent, in connection with making contributions and grants, nationally and internationally, including preparing grant agreements for contributions to domestic and foreign entities. Jodi works with clients on multiyear grants, endowments and long-term capital projects. Jodi is impassioned by helping clients find impactful and creative ways to utilize their wealth in support of charitable and social causes they believe in.

Another important focus of Jodi’s practice is estate planning and administration. Jodi advises high-net-worth individuals, including resident and non-resident aliens, concerning income, gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax matters and estate planning. She prepares wills, trust agreements, including insurance trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, qualified terminable interest property trusts, qualified domestic trusts, intentionally defective grantor trusts, and credit shelter trusts, and other planning-related documents. She represents clients in all phases of complex estate and trust administration and advises them with respect to estate litigation issues.

Jodi also advises clients in marital planning, including the preparation and negotiation of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.


New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation, 2000)
Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 1988)
State University of New York at Binghamton (B.A., 1985)


1988, New York, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District
1988, New Jersey, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey


Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
National Board of Trustees Member 2018 - Present
Greater New York Chapter, Trustee, 2013 - Present Advisory Council

Park Avenue Synagogue
Advisory Council Member, 2011 - 2013


Funding a Private Foundation with Hedge Funds
Foundation Source, November 2013

Core Aspects of Creating and Maintaining a Private Foundation
Hosted by UBS Financial Services, November 2009


Estate Planning with a Private Foundation
Foundation Source, October, 2015

Concerns and Objectives Are Client Specific: The Estate Plan Should Be as Well
Strategies for Trusts and Estates in New York, 2013 Edition: Leading Lawyers on Analyzing Recent Developments and Navigating the Estate Planning Process in New York [S.l.]: West Group (Law), 2013. 59-68. Print


New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Law Section
New York City Bar Association

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