Eric is an associate in the New York office of Kozusko Harris Vetter Wareh Duncan LLP.
Eric’s practice centers on the needs of domestic and international high-net-worth individuals and families, taking a holistic approach to the wide range of issues related to their assets and business interests. In essence, Eric acts as a general counsel to his clients on matters related to their tax concerns, family goals and business priorities. He is a sophisticated legal thinker and an intuitive adviser who navigates complex areas of the law and multi-layered family dynamics with equal skill and attention.
Eric relishes the problem-solving nature of his practice and enjoys engaging with especially challenging taxation and governance matters. Eric provides guidance to his clients on issues ranging from domestic and international estate planning to governance and tax optimisation of family-held businesses and investments. He has developed a particular expertise in expatriation planning, planning for foreign trusts, pre-immigration planning and issues related to the IRS foreign asset reporting compliance programmes.
Prior to joining Kozusko Harris Duncan, Eric was an executive at the New York City Business Integrity Commission and the Civilian Complaint Review Board. Eric began his legal career as a juvenile and adult public defender.
Eric received his JD magna cum laude from New York University School of Law in 1998 and his LLM in taxation, also from NYU, in 2011. Eric graduated from Wesleyan University in 1992.