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Caryn B. Keppler

Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC

Caryn B. Keppler

Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC

Caryn B. Keppler

Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC

Caryn B. Keppler joined Pierro, Connor & Strauss as Partner in the New York City office in January 2021. She has extensive experience in all aspects of estate, gift and charitable planning for foreign and domestic individuals, artists and collectors, conventional and alternative families, as well as business succession and continuity planning.  Caryn’s areas of focus also include representing individuals regarding prenuptial, post-nuptial and domestic partnership agreements and assisting families in planning for their disabled children.  She has represented artists’ foundations, both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in the administration of domestic estates and trusts, as well as estates and trusts with contacts to international jurisdictions, and in litigation in the Surrogate’s Courts.  Prior to entering private practice, Caryn was an attorney with the Internal Revenue Service.

Ms. Keppler is recognized by Best Lawyers in 2022 for Trusts and Estates. Recognition in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers.

Ms. Keppler is certified as an Estate Planning Law Specialist* by the Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc., an organization accredited by the American Bar Association and affiliated with the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils. Caryn is one of a select number of Estate Planning Law Specialists practicing in New York and New Jersey.

Ms. Keppler is a Director of the Estate Law Specialist Board Inc. and a member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trusts and Estate Law, Income and Transfer Tax Planning Group, the New York State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section, the New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section and the New York State Bar Association’s LGBTQ Law Section. She is also a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Entertainment Law and Art Law Committees as well as ArtTable, an association of professionals working in the arts. She is a member of the Estate Planning Council of New York City, a past president of the Rockland County Estate Planning Council and a former member of the Westchester County Estate Planning Council.

Ms. Keppler received her B.A. from Binghamton University in 1980 and her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1984.  She is admitted to practice law before the Courts of the States of New York, New Jersey and Florida, as well as the Federal District Courts of New Jersey and the Middle District of Florida.

In her spare time, Caryn is an active lindy-hopper who is rediscovering the American Songbook on her piano.

For a list of Caryn Keppler’s publications or to submit a request for a speaking engagement, please call 518-459-2100 x143 or email, info@pierrolaw.com

*CERTIFIED ESTATE PLANNING LAW SPECIALIST
The Estate Law Specialist Board, Inc. is not affiliated with any governmental authority. Certification is not a requirement for the practice of law in the State of New York or in the State of New Jersey and does not necessarily indicate greater competence than other attorneys experienced in this field of law.

Firm Description

Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC offers individualized Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Administration and Litigation, Guardianship, Elder Law, and Special Needs Planning services to private clients, their families and family owned businesses.  The mission of Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC is to empower our clients to achieve their goals, protect their families and navigate through the complex problems encountered by each generation.

Our attorneys have gained recognition as thought leaders in the areas of estate planning, long-term care, special needs, business succession and tax planning. Each member of our firm provides compassionate, comprehensive legal service, and through rigorous education, research and experience they combine the expertise necessary to design innovative plans and solutions, and the attentiveness to be timely and responsive to the needs each client.

Our entire staff is dedicated to providing ongoing service of the highest quality, constructing life strategies that meet the unique goals and needs of our clients, and continuing to provide counsel to the individuals and families that we represent as their plans move forward.

The experience our firm possesses in planning for individual clients, their families and family owned businesses can be traced to the individual practice of founding partner Louis W. Pierro. In February 1999, Mr. Pierro formed the firm and with the growth and expansion of the firm, it was renamed Pierro Law Group, LLC in 2007. In 2015, Aaron E. Connor was named managing partner, and the firm became Pierro, Connor & Associates, LLC. On July 1, 2018, Peter J. Strauss became Senior Partner and the firm became Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC, and on January 1, 2021, Caryn B. Keppler joined as Partner. The partners and associates have a combined experience of over 280 years in Trusts, Estates, Special Needs, Elder Law and Business and Tax Planning.

We constantly strive to maintain a high level of service to our clients, while keeping costs reasonable through effective management and utilization of resources.  Please click the attorney's link on the top navigation bar to read brief biographies of the attorneys practicing with our firm.

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