July 3, 2013 Read the press release
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP announced that Loretta A. Ippolito has joined the firm as a partner in its personal representation department, resident in New York, where she will focus her practice on estate planning and estate and trust administration for high net worth individuals and families.
"We are delighted to welcome Loretta," said Paul, Weiss chair Brad S. Karp. "I know she will make significant contributions to our personal representation practice and to our firm."
"I am excited to join Paul, Weiss," said Ms. Ippolito. "I admire the firm, and I look forward to being part of its talented team of personal representation lawyers."
"Loretta is an important addition to our personal representation department," said partner and co-chair of the personal representation department Alan Halperin. "Loretta is one of the leading lawyers in the field, and she brings a thoughtful and creative approach to advising clients."
Ms. Ippolito was honored at the 2012 Chambers USA Women in Law Awards as the "Up and Coming Wealth Management Lawyer of the Year," and is also ranked nationally in this category by 2013 Chambers USA.
Ms. Ippolito currently serves as co-chair of the Committee on Trusts & Estates of the New York Women's Bar Association and is a member of the Trusts and Estates Law Section and International Estate Planning Committee of the New York State Bar Association. She also is a member of the Trusts, Estates & Surrogate's Courts Committee and the U.K.-based Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Ms. Ippolito earned her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, from Amherst College.