Honorary Legal Counsel | USA
James Sligar has been a partner at Milbank since 1991. He focuses on the representation of individuals and families in estate planning and charitable giving matters and counsels a number of prominent not-for-profit corporations. Prior to joining Milbank, he was associate counsel to Rockefeller Family & Associates and worked with the law firm Webster & Sheffield. Mr. Sligar is the author of several papers and articles that have appeared in Trusts & Estates magazine, and he helped prepare a report by the Bar Association of the City of New York Committee on International Human Rights entitled "United Nations Human Rights Covenants." Mr. Sligar is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and has served on the Committee on Not-for-Profit Corporations, the New York State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.