About Us

Melleh Law Firm is devoted to providing high-quality work and the best in personal service to its clients. With several years of experience, the firm combines the accessibility and attentiveness of a small firm with the skills, experience and resources commonly associated with the larger firm.

Through our offices in New York and abroad and thanks to a network of long-lasting relationships with leading firms all over the world, we are able to assist our clients on cross-border transactions. Quality is the hallmark of our work. Our goal is to be the firm of choice for clients with regard to all their legal needs, whatever may be the size of the matter. Excellent, timely and pragmatic advice is what makes us an award-winning law firm.

For more than a century, we have worked with individuals, families, and business owners to translate their success into a meaningful and lasting legacy. We understand the issues you face, and we can help you address them in a thorough and disciplined way. The preservation of wealth requires careful planning. Melleh Law Firm is committed to helping our clients safeguard their wealth and fulfill the legacy they wish to achieve with it.

Our estate planning strategies help you:

  • Pass your legacy on to your heirs
  • Grow your assets
  • Minimize inheritance taxes, include estate taxes and gift taxes
  • Protect your assets from creditors

The non-tax side of planning

There are a number of “non-tax” reasons for estate planning that relate to protecting existing wealth and planning the transfer of wealth through generations, including:

  • Creating vehicles that provide confidentiality and privacy
  • Creating mechanisms for the efficient funding of charitable causes
  • Ensuring the proper care of minors or disabled family members
  • Providing for financial security during times of incapacity
  • Handling or avoiding probate in multiple states


The firm can assist our clients in :


  • Wills & Trusts
  • Structuring Purchases of U.S. Real Estate by Foreign Nationals
  • Estate Planning for Multi-National Families
  • Offshore Corporations
  • Foreign Grantor and Non-Grantor Trusts
  • Pre-Immigration Estate Planning
  • Expatriation & Exit Tax Planning
  • U.S. Taxation of Foreign Entities
  • FBAR & FACTA Disclosures & Compliance
  • Management & Succession Planning for Closely-Held Businesses
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Charitable Organizations
  • Probate, Settlement of Estates & Trust Administration
  • Litigation Pertaining to Trusts & Estates
  • Preparation of Gift & Estate Tax Returns


In today’s global economy, business is conducted across multiple jurisdictions and across multiple business areas. Melleh Law Firm has a particular expertise in wealth preservation and Trusts and estates law, including the development of sophisticated estate plans to transfer wealth while minimizing tax implications. Our daily dealings with our foreign clients make us sensitive to the cultural differences in the way business is conducted in different parts of the world.

We have a vast network of lawyers, both in the United State, Europe and in Brazil, with whom we work together to ensure our clients receive the highest quality of legal services. Over the years we have also developed a network of professionals in various disciplines – such as insurance, accounting, banking – who can provide any service a business or an individuals would require.


Contact our team and we will do our best to help you.