Christopher C. Angell - Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
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Christopher C. Angell

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

Christopher C. Angell is of counsel to the firm of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP and is a senior member of the firm’s trusts and estates department. He was a partner of the firm from 1977 to 2010. Mr. Angell specializes in estate planning, administration of trusts and estates, planning for charitable giving and philanthropy, and organization and representation of family foundations and other tax-exempt organizations. He represents high net worth individuals and families, including owners of private businesses. He serves as a trustee of various trusts established by clients and their families and as a director or trustee of their charitable foundations. 

Mr. Angell is a director of Bessemer Trust Company and its affiliated trust companies. He is a former Trustee of Johns Hopkins University, where he serves on the Advisory Board of the Bioethics Institute and the Board of Governors of the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research. 

Mr. Angell is a trustee of the Rx Foundation and is President of The Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation, both of which have programs in the field of health care policy. The Kornfeld Foundation also supports medical research, bioethics and public education. Under his leadership, the Kornfeld Foundation initiated and provided funding for the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins and the National Palliative Care Research Center at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine.

Additional Information

Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
Harvard UniversityBA Harvard Law SchoolJ.D.
Association of the Bar of the City of New YorkAmerican Bar AssociationNew York State Bar AssociationBessemer Trust Company

Office Location

1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
United States

Practice Areas

Trusts and Estates