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Christopher Angell

Retired Partner
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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

New York, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Art and Museum Law
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Areas of Practice

  • Art and Museum Law
  • Trusts and Estates
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Profile

Christopher C. Angell is a senior member of the Firm’s Trusts and Estates department. He was a partner of the Firm from 1977 to 2010. Mr. Angell specializes in estate planning, administration of trusts and estates, planning for charitable giving and philanthropy, and organization and representation of family foundations and other tax-exempt organizations. He represents high net worth individuals and families, including owners of private businesses. He serves as a trustee of various trusts established by clients and their families and as a director or trustee of their charitable foundations.

During his career, Mr. Angell served as a director of Bessemer Trust Company and its affiliated trust companies, and as a Trustee of Johns Hopkins University, where he currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Bioethics Institute and the Board of Governors of the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research.

Mr. Angell is a trustee of the Rx Foundation and is President of The Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation, both of which have programs in the field of health care policy. The Kornfeld Foundation also supports medical research, bioethics and public education. Under his leadership, the Kornfeld Foundation initiated and provided funding for the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins and the National Palliative Care Research Center at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • New York

Education

  • Harvard Law School (J.D., 1969)
  • Harvard University (B.A., cum laude, 1966)

Areas of Practice

  • Art and Museum Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Professional Career


Professional Activities and Experience

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® and in Super Lawyers in the area of Trusts and Estates; Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York; American Bar Association; New York State Bar Association; Director, Bessemer Trust Company


Blogs

Data Security Law Blog

DataSecurityLaw.com is the firm’s resource for the latest news, analysis, and thought leadership in the critical area of privacy and cybersecurity law. Patterson Belknap’s Privacy and Data Security practice provides public and private enterprises, their leadership teams and boards with comprehensive services in this critical area. Our team of experienced litigators, corporate advisors and former federal and state prosecutors advises on a broad range of privacy and data protection matters...

Second Circuit Criminal Law Blog

The Second Circuit Criminal Law Blog is your place to follow the criminal law decisions rendered by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. With a rich 225-year history of legendary judges like Learned Hand and Henry Friendly, the Second Circuit has long been known for writing important and thoughtful opinions on many subjects, including the criminal law. We review every published criminal law opinion handed down by the Second Circuit in order to provide you with a summary of the...

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