Jean Kearns

Jean Kearns


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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005



  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D., Law Review; St. Thomas More Scholarship
  • University of Ulster, Diploma of Applied Arts, Rotary Foundation Scholarship
  • University of Notre Dame, B.F.A., magna cum laude; Notre Dame Memorial Scholarship


  • New York

Jean Kearns is an associate in the New York office of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP where her practice is focused on trusts and estates.

Jean represents individuals in sophisticated estate planning, including the use of trusts, limited partnerships and similar entities for tax-efficient preservation and transfer of wealth. She also works with fiduciaries and beneficiaries on all phases of the administration of estates and trusts, including Surrogate’s Court matters, gift and estate tax filings and related audits.  Her practice includes advice to and administration of not-for-profit entities (both public charities and private foundations).