Heide H. Ilgenfritz is counsel based in the New York office.
Ms. Ilgenfritz’s practice focuses on counsel to individual clients and charitable organizations, including matters related to domestic and international estate planning, estate administration, matrimonial matters, closely held businesses, gift and income taxation, charitable organizations and family controversies involving transmission of wealth. Ms. Ilgenfritz acts as counsel to a number of private foundations and public charities and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Friends of Montessori Foundation, Inc. and the Elisabeth Morrow School.
Ms. Ilgenfritz joined the firm in 1995 and became counsel in 2005. She received an LL.M. degree from New York University School of Law in 2003. She received a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law in 1995, where she was editor of the Rutgers Law Review. Ms. Ilgenfritz received an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.
Ms. Ilgenfritz is a member of the Bar in New York and is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court. She is a former member (2002-2005) of the Surrogate’s Court Committee of the Bar Association of the City of New York and is a current member of the Charitable Organizations Committee of the New York State Bar Association. Ms. Ilgenfritz was a recipient of 2004 and 2005 Pro Bono Publico awards from the Legal Aid Society for her contribution to the Society's Training and Education initiatives.