Kathryn von Matthiessen is a partner in Katten’s Private Wealth practice and a member of the Private Client Services group. She focuses primarily on sophisticated personal and estate planning for high net-worth individuals and the administration of complex estates and trusts, including the representation of trust companies on fiduciary matters. Kathryn handles intricate estate planning for both domestic and international families, utilizing a wide variety of techniques (both charitable and non-charitable in nature) to minimize taxes and achieve her clients' goals. Kathryn's experience in international private client work is extensive, with respect to both inbound and outbound planning. She has been named one of Latin America’s top 100 female lawyers by Latinvex, by Legal Week to its Private Client Global Elite Lawyer list, by Citywealth to its Leaders List and as one of the Powerwomen of the Year- North America Silver Award, 2019 and North America Gold Award, 2020, by Best Lawyers in America Trusts and Estates, 2019–2023 and Chambers ranked High Net Worth, New York, Private Wealth Law, 2019–2023.