Grant, Herrmann, Schwartz & Klinger LLP

Grant, Herrmann, Schwartz & Klinger LLP

An international law firm with over 65 years of experience representing high-net-worth individuals, private companies and family offices in domestic and cross-border matters.

Firm Overview

GRANT, HERRMANN, SCHWARTZ & KLINGER LLP is a New York law firm with more than a half century of experience in international corporate, commercial and financial matters. Founded on Wall Street as GRANT & HERRMANN in 1946, the firm is one of the oldest law firms to specialize in Latin American law, and the representation of foreign investors in the United States.

The firm has longstanding and valued professional relationships with law firms, banks and financial institutions, and private bankers representing customers worldwide. These relationships enable us to offer our clients prompt, custom-tailored services of the highest quality necessary in today's competitive global business environment.

The firm's attorneys and staff are fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and French.
Main Office
Main Office
675 Third Avenue
New York  NY  10017
Phone
  • 212-682-1800
Fax
  • 212-682-1850
Websites
Tax
Grant, Herrmann, Schwartz & Klinger LLP will represent your Tax legal matters.
Areas of Law:
-International
-Corporate
-Commercial
-Finance
-Foreign Investment in the United States and Maritime Law. Advisors on the Laws of Latin American Countries.
-Real Estate
-Taxation
-Wills
-Trusts

David E. Grant

Member
(1893-1968)

Albert M. Herrmann

Member
(1898-1979)

Milton Schwartz

Attorney in New York, NY

Author: "Fundamentals of Doing Business in Latin America," Business and Legal Aspects of Latin American Trade and Investment, The University of Wisconsin, 1976; Rapporteur Nationale For American Law on Commercial Representation, report published in La Representation Commerciale Internationale, Brussels; "Joint Ventures Under the Corporation Laws of Latin America: A New Look," Reference Manual on Doing Business in Latin America, American Bar Association Section of International Law and The University of Wisconsin, 1979; "Enforcement of Judgements In Spain" 1964 Proceedings American Bar Association Section of Int'l 235; "The Law of Spain with Regard to Certain Topics Enumerated in Article 2 (Sales) of the U.C.C. 1965 Proceedings 194; "Spanish Law of Product Liability" 2 Int'l Lawyer 150 (1967); "Enforcement Abroad of Obligations and Guaranties," Issue No. 61-1986 of Revista Felaban (Banking Law-Latin American Federation of Banks); "Directors' Duties and Shareholder Rights in Latin America," 1988 Int'l Law Weekend, Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Casette published by Condyne-Oceana); Participant, First Argentine - U.S. Business Encounter, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1984. Adjunct Associate Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law, 1973-1976 and Adjunct Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, 1976. Member of Faculty, Practicing Law Institute Programs on Doing Business Abroad, 1976-1978. Instructor, Law School, University of Madrid, Spain, Summer, 1991. Associate Director, Pan American Society, 1983-1985.

Areas of Law:
-International Law
-Corporate Law
-Maritime Law
-Commercial Law
-International Trusts and Estates

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1956, New York

Law School Attended:
New York University
Class of 1955
LL.B.

New York University
Class of 1960
LL.M.

Birth Information:
Born in 1931
New York, N.Y., June 6, 1931

Languages:
Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and French

Associations & Memberships:
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Inter-American Affairs Committee, 1972-1975); American (Member, Sections on: Business Law; International Law; Committee on European Law, 1962-1965; Chairman, Inter-American Law Committee, 1974-1979) and Inter-American Bar Associations; American Foreign Law Association (Vice President, 1980-1982; 1985-1987; 1990-1992; Director, 1973-1980; 1983-1985; 1989-1991; President, 1993-1997); Federal Bar Council; Consular Law Society; Union International des Avocats (Correspondent Member); American Society of International Law; Ecuadorian American Association (President, 1983-1985).
Education
  • New York University
    LL.B. , 1955
  • New York University
    LL.M. , 1960

Andrew M. Klinger

Attorney in New York, NY

Phi Alpha Theta. Author: "Legal Briefs," monthly periodical, The Brazilians, 1987.

Areas of Law:
-International Law
-Corporate Law
-Maritime Law
-Commercial Law
-International Trusts and Estates

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1968, New York

Law School Attended:
New York University Law School
Class of 1967
LL.B.

University Attended:
Rutgers University
Class of 1964
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1942
New York, N.Y., May 16, 1942

Languages:
Spanish and Portuguese

Associations & Memberships:
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member: Committee on Inter-American Affairs, 1975-1978; Committee on Admiralty Law, 1989-1992); American Bar Association (Member, Section on: International Law); American Foreign Law Association; Ecuadorian-American Association (Director, 1985; President, 1988-1994).
Education
  • New York University Law School
    LL.B. , 1967

Richard L. Herrmann

Attorney in New York, NY

Editor, Prospectus, A Journal of Law Reform, University of Michigan, 1967-1968. Adjunct Associate Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law, New York University School of Law, 1979-1990. Lecturer, World Trade Institute ("Joint Ventures in Mexico"), 1994.

Areas of Law:
-International Trusts and Estates
-International Law
-Maritime Law
-Corporate Law
-Commercial Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1968, New York

Law School Attended:
University of Michigan
Class of 1968
J.D.

University Attended:
Yale University
Class of 1965
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1943
New York, N.Y., April 7, 1943

Languages:
Spanish, French and Portuguese

Associations & Memberships:
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member: Foreign and Comparative Law Committee, 1977-1980; Inter-American Affairs Committee, 1980-1983); American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: International Law; Business Law); Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners; Maritime Law Association of the United States; American Foreign Law Association (Vice President, 1990).
Education
  • University of Michigan
    Juris Doctorate , 1968

Laurel Scarr-Konel

Attorney in New York, NY

Phi Alpha Delta. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Paralegal Studies, New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies, 2006. Member, Advisory Board, New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

Areas of Law:
-Real Estate
-International Trusts and Estates
-Commercial Law
-International Law
-Corporate Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1988, New Jersey
1989, New York

Law School Attended:
Hofstra University
Class of 1988
J.D.

University Attended:
Georgetown University
Class of 1982
B.S.L.A.

Hofstra University
M.B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1960
Brooklyn, New York, May 18, 1960

Languages:
Spanish, French and Portuguese

Associations & Memberships:
New York State Bar Association (Member, Section on: Real Property); The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
Education
  • Hofstra University
    Juris Doctorate , 1988

David Tobon

Attorney in New York, NY

Society of Trust and Estates Practitioner (STEP), New York based branch. Award, J. Liacos Scholar, Boston University.

Areas of Law:
-International Taxation
-Federal Taxation
-Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
-International Trusts and Estates

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2002, New York

Law School Attended:
Boston University
Class of 2001
J.D.

New York University, School of Law
Class of 2004
LL.M. in Taxation

University Attended:
Fordham University
Class of 1998
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1976
New York, New York, November 26, 1976

Languages:
Spanish and Portuguese

Associations & Memberships:
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
Education
  • Boston University
    Juris Doctorate , 2001

Nicholas G. Arons

Attorney in New York, NY

NICHOLAS G. ARONS graduated from Yale University (B.A. 1998), New York University School of Law (J.D. 2004 cum laude, LL.M 2005). He served as law clerk to the Hon. Rosemary S. Pooler, on the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Brazil (2000) and Legal Advisor to the Palau Mission to the United Nations (2005). Author: Waiting for Rain, University of Arizona Press, 2004.

Areas of Law:
-International Law
-Corporate Law
-Litigation
-International Trusts and Estates
-Arbitration

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2005, New York

Law School Attended:
New York University School of Law
Class of 2004
J.D.
cum laude

New York University School of Law
Class of 2005
LL.M.

University Attended:
Yale University
Class of 1998
B.A.

Languages:
Portuguese; Spanish
Education
  • New York University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 2004

Katherine J. Herrmann

Attorney in New York, NY

Member and Managing Development Editor, "Cybersurgery: The Cutting Edge," Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal, Spring 2006.

Areas of Law:
-Civil Law
-International Law
-Corporate Law
-International Trusts and Estates

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 2006, New Jersey
-2007, New York

Law School Attended:
Rutgers University Law School
Class of 2006
J.D.

University Attended:
Columbia University
Class of 2000
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1977
New York, New York, March 12, 1977
Education
  • Rutgers University Law School
    Juris Doctorate , 2006

Mr. David M. Sahargun

Attorney in New York, NY

Graduated from the University of California, Berkeley (B.A. 2006 High Honors), American University (J.D. 2010) and Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Master en Derecho de la Empresa 2011) in Madrid, Spain. He has also taken law courses at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Universidad de Chile and Universidad Diego Portales.

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2012, New York

Law School Attended:
American University
Class of 2010
J.D.

University Attended:
University of California, Berkeley
Class of 2006
B.A.
with high honors

Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, Spain
Class of 2011
Master en Derecho de la Empresa

Universidad de Buenos Aires, Universidad de Chile and Universidad Diego Portales

Languages:
Spanish
Education
  • American University
    Juris Doctorate , 2010
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