Christopher C. Angell

Christopher C. Angell

Retired Partner

Expertise

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Art and Museum Law

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
New York, U.S.A.

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
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

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...

Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

ExemptOrgResource.com is an online resource for information and insight on the unique legal issues impacting nonprofit organizations. The site is designed to keep the nonprofit, tax-exempt organization community up-to-date on legal developments, changing regulations and good practices.

Second Circuit Criminal Law Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

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...