Robert H. Goldie

Robert H. Goldie is a partner of Satterlee Stephens LLP and chairman of the firm’s tax practice & estates practice. 

He is experienced in all aspects of estate planning including will and trust preparation, retirement planning, real estate transactions and the use of family partnerships, grantor retained annuity trusts and charitable trusts to minimize taxation.  He is also experienced in international estate planning, including use of foreign trusts and structuring investments by non-U.S. residents into the U.S.  Mr. Goldie has advised several foreign banks on the impact of U.S. tax legislation on their banks and their clients. 

Author of The International Trust, Mr. Goldie is a lecturer for the Practicing Law Institute on issues regarding taxation and foreign trusts.

Mr. Goldie is rated AV® Preeminent™, “Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence,” by Martindale-Hubbell.® . 1 Martindale-Hubbell is part of the Martindale-Nolo Legal Marketing Network. A description of the selection methodology can be found at their website.

Admitted to practice before the New York State Bar, Mr. Goldie is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Committees on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, and Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts.  He is also a member of the American Bar Association, where he participates in the Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law.  He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Estates and Trusts Law.

Mr. Goldie earned his undergraduate degree cum laude (A.B.) from Princeton University and his law degree (J.D.) from Columbia University, where he was chairman of the Moot Court Society and co-editor of the International Law Journal.

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Contact Information



(212) 404-8777


Practice Areas: 


Columbia University (J.D.)
Princeton University (A.B.)


New York