David T. Leibell is a partner in the Private Client Services Department and divides his time between the firm's Greenwich and New York offices. David focuses his practice on representing wealthy individuals and families, along with business succession and charitable planning.
David has given several hundred lectures and webinars to lawyer and nonlawyer audiences throughout the United States and has authored over one hundred articles on charitable, estate and tax planning. David has a monthly column on family businesses for Trusts and Estates Magazine (to view a partial list of articles published in Trusts and Estates magazine, please click here), as well as on the web-based e-newsletter Wealth Watch. David has also written for Estate Planning Magazine, the Exempt Organization Tax Review, Registered Representative and Financial Advisor magazine. David has been quoted in numerous publications, including The New York Times, Business Week, Investment News, and Bloomberg Wealth Manager and has appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo." David serves as the Chairperson of the Family Business Committee for Trusts and Estates Magazine and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for two practice areas -- Trusts and Estates and Charities/Non Profits (for more about the standards for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, please click here). Since 2009, David has been listed in Connecticut Super Lawyers magazine (for more information about the standards for inclusion in Connecticut Super Lawyers, please click here).
David received a B.A. from Trinity College, a J.D. from Fordham Law School and an LL.M. in taxation from New York University. David is admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut.
David is a member of the Estates and Gifts Committee of the New York City Bar and is on the advisory board of the Central Park Conservancy. David lives in Easton, Connecticut with his wife and two children.