Mr. Rutherfurd has considerable experience in advising fiduciaries in connection with the administration of estates and trusts. He has acted as an advisor to the trust and private clients departments of a number of financial institutions, including Deutsche Bank Trust Company, Goldman Sachs Trust Company and the former Bankers Trust Company and Chemical Bank. In advising both individual and corporate fiduciaries, he has had extensive involvement in contested proceedings involving the administration of complex estates and trusts.
Mr. Rutherfurd is active in a number of charitable organizations, serving on the Boards of The Fresh Air Fund, The Metropolitan Opera Guild, The Metropolitan Opera and The Buckley School as well as a number of private foundations. He has served on many bar association committees and has been a frequent lecturer for the New York State Bankers Association.