Barbara Sloan

Trustee, The Edward T. Cone Foundation

Barbara A. Sloan is a partner in the New York City law firm of McLaughlin & Stern, LLP. She graduated from the George Washington University in 1972 and received a Master's degree in psychology from the University of Maryland in 1974. After pursuing a career in psychology, she graduated with honors from the Washington College of Law of American University in 1988. Her practice relates principally to estate planning, the administration of estates and trusts, trustee and beneficiary disputes, and tax-exempt organization work. She serves as trustee to the Edward T. Cone Foundation. Ms. Sloan has chaired numerous committees of the Taxation Section and the Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association, and the New York City Bar Association. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, where she is a Regent and has previously been New York State Chair and Chair of the Fiduciary Income Tax Committee and the Transfer Tax Study Committee. She is an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York University School of Law in the Graduate Tax Law Program, where she teaches Estate Planning. She is active in charitable and community affairs, currently serving on the Board of The New Group, a New York City off-Broadway theatre company. She delivered the American Trollope Society 2001 Annual Lecture on Selected Problems in the Victorian Law of Inheritance and their Effect on the Lives of Women.


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