Wiggin and Dana Private Client Services Attorney Promoted to Partner
Helen C. Heintz is a Partner in the firm's Private Client Services Department. She advises clients in connection with tax-efficient estate, gift and income tax planning, and negotiates and structures prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. Helen also advises clients regarding all aspects of trust and estate administration, including taxation and fiduciary law; and routinely represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries before the New York Surrogate's Courts and Connecticut Probate Courts in a variety of matters, including probate proceedings, fiduciary appointments and removal, guardianship proceedings, accounting proceedings and contested matters. In addition, Helen represents fiduciaries in Article 81 guardianship matters.
"Helen is an excellent lawyer who has distinguished herself by consistently delivering high quality and efficient client service. I take great pride in welcoming Helen to the partnership," noted Len Leader, Chair of the firm's Private Client Services Department.
Helen received her B.A. in Political Science from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, New York. During law school, she served as Executive Notes and Comments Editor of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law.
Helen is admitted to practice in Connecticut, New York and Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Estates and Probate Section of the Connecticut Bar Association and the Trusts and Estates Section of the New York State Bar Association, as well as the American Bar Association. Helen is also a member of the Trusts, Estates and Surrogate's Courts Committee of the New York City Bar Association.