Georgiana J. Slade is a partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP and is Practice Group Leader of their Trusts and Estates Department. Ms. Slade graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Duke University and received a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
She has been actively involved with many professional organizations including the New York State Bar Association (where she serves as Vice Chair of the Trusts and Estates Section's Tax Committee and served as Chair of the Trusts and Estates Section's Tax and Legislation Committees), the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel, the American Bar Association and the Duke University Estate Planning Council. Ms. Slade also serves on the Board of Trustees of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and is a member of the Legal Advisory Committee to Brown Brothers Harriman's Trust Company.
Ms. Slade is the author of numerous publications on estate planning and estate administration, including the BNA Tax Management portfolios on Personal Life Insurance Trusts and Partial Interests-GRATs, GRUTs, QPRTs (Section 2702). She has also lectured extensively on these topics to legal and professional associations, including the University of Miami's Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, the Internal Revenue Service, the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New York State Bankers Association and the New York University Federal Institute of Taxation.
Ms. Slade has also received the following honors: listed in Chambers USA (2007); Appointment as a David Rockefeller Fellow by the Partnership for New York City (2004-2005); listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2008); profiled in 2002 BNA Tax Management Calendar (2002); and rated among nation's top Trusts and Estates Lawyers, Bloomberg, Personal Finance (1999).