Andrew Katzenstein


Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP


Estate, Gift and Generation-Skipping Tax Planning, Income Tax of Trusts, Probate Administration, Probate Litigation


Andrew Katzenstein is a partner at Proskauer Rose LLP, an international law firm of over 750 lawyers. Andy has practiced in the areas of estate tax planning, probate and trust law since 1982. Chambers USA consistently ranks Andy among the leading tax attorneys in the country, and highly regards his estate planning expertise in advising wealthy individuals and charitable organizations on a range of matters, including tax planning, trust administration and philanthropic giving.

Andy is a much sought-after speaker on estate planning and probate issues and has appeared on CBS’ 48 Hours Mystery, NPR, and served as host of KFNX’s weekly radio talk show “Principal of the Matter,” which addressed a variety of trust and estate planning topics. He has published numerous articles in Estate Planning Magazine, the Journal of Taxation, Taxes Magazine and Major Tax Planning, and was one of the principal contributors to the probate treatise "Marshall and Garb on Probate." 

In the past, Andy has taught estate tax planning courses at UCLA School of Law and USC Law School, and also in the graduate tax programs at Golden Gate University School of Law and University of San Diego Law School.  Andy is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School with honors and received his LLM in taxation from the University of San Diego Law School. 

Current Courses:

Estates & Gift Taxation