Elected Member

John Sare

New York, NY
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Education
Southern Methodist University
Columbia Law School

John Sare is a Partner in the Tax-Exempt Organizations practice and the Trusts and Estates group of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP. Mr. Sare has extensive experience in the representation of museums, colleges , private foundations and other types of exempt organizations. This work includes advising charities on the issues and options they face with respect to their endowment funds and other types of restricted gifts. Mr. Sare has significant experience representing tax-exempt organizations in connection with matters before the New York State Attorney General' s Office.

Mr. Sare also advises individuals and fiduciaries on legal issues involving works of art, charitable giving, estate planning, and the administration of estates and trusts. He taught the Seminar in Law and the Visual Arts at the Columbia University School of Law from 2001 until 2011 and is a co-author of Estate Planning for Artists and Authors, published by Tax Management, Inc. (2004) and Splendid Legacy : The Guide to Creating Your Family Foundation, published by the National Center for Family Philanthropy (2002). He has also written and spoken about the New York Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013 and the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act and the New York version of it.

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Areas of Expertise
Trusts (Estate Planning)
Estate Planning