James W. Reid


Direct Dial: (646) 445-5103

Remote Direct: (203) 912-8055

Fax: (646) 445-5063

Email: [email protected]

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, James W. Reid has practiced in the area of Trusts and Estates for over 40 years. Jim obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia (B.A., Economics) and his law degree from the University of Georgia.  He is

admitted to practice in New York and before the U.S. Tax Court.

Jim has many long-standing relationships with private clients and their families living in the United States and abroad. He is a hands-on advisor who makes the concerns of his clients his top priority. He delivers professionalism with seasoned expertise, integrity, balance, thoughtfulness and value. Jim’s practice focuses on estate and tax planning and

the representation of individual and corporate Executors and Trustees in all aspects of the administration of estates and trusts, including estate, gift and fiduciary income tax issues, disclaimer options, fiduciary accounting matters, Unitrust and power-to-adjust elections, cross-border implications, tax treaty issues, decanting to revise existing trusts, change of situs and fiduciary elections and considerations.

Jim is a member of the New York State and City Bar Associations, the Estate Planning Council of New York and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He has written

and lectured on a variety of estate and tax issues and has spoken on estate planning

panels. Jim Reid lives in Riverside, Connecticut.


B.A., University of Virginia

J.D., University of Georgia


Partner, Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller

Partner, Satterlee, Stephens, Burke, & Burke

Partner, Reid Glynn LLP

Partner, Reid Michaelis

Partner, Reid Scofield

Professional Associations

Bar Association of the City of New York

New York State Bar Association

Estate Planning Council of New York

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

New York Metro Super Lawyers