Charles F. Gibbs practices in the Private Wealth Services group of the
firm, concentrating in trust and estate litigation, estate planning, trust and
estate administration, and matrimonial matters. He is the leader of the firm's
national trust and estate litigation group.
Mr. Gibbs has been an adjunct professor teaching wills, trusts and estates at
New York Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He is a
fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, a past member of the
College's Board of Regents, past Editor of its quarterly journal, past Chair of
its Fiduciary Litigation Committee and past Chair of its subcommittee on Will
and Trust Contests. Mr. Gibbs has served as Chair of the Committee on Estate
Litigation of the New York State Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section,
and as Chair of the Committee on Trusts, Estates and Surrogate’s Courts of the
Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Mr. Gibbs is a columnist on
Estates, Trusts and Surrogate's Practice for the New York Law Journal.
He has written and lectured extensively.
Mr. Gibbs received his B.A. in 1956 and earned his LL.B. in 1962 from Fordham
University School of Law.