Tracy L. McLaughlin

An attorney and Certified Financial Planner™, Tracy assists clients with general estate planning, including wills and trusts, lifetime gift planning, estate administration, tax-efficient wealth transfer planning, and charitable planning.
Tracy (Adamovich) McLaughlin

Tracy practices out of ArentFox Schiff’s New York office at 1185 Avenue of the Americas.

Before joining ArentFox Schiff, Tracy was a financial advisor with a registered investment advisory firm. Drawing on this experience, she understands how the estate plan fits within a client’s overall financial strategy. She was also an associate in the New York office of an elite international law firm. Tracy is a combat veteran as well, serving five years in the United States Army.

Boards, Memberships & Certifications

  • New York Bar Association, Estate and Trust Administration Committee – Co-Vice Chair
  • New York City Bar Association, Member
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)
  • Notary Public
  • West Point Society of New York, Secretary
  • Trustee of the New York County Courts Public Access Law Library (NYCCPALL) and executive member of Friends of NYCCPALL Inc., a supporting 501(c)(3) organization

Publications, Presentations & Recognitions


  • “Late Allocation of GST Exemption and Fixing Past Mistakes,” Trust and Estates Magazine (Nov. 2022)

  • “Insurance Trusts and GST – A Primer,” Estate Planning, Thomson Reuters (Nov. 2021)


  • “Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax: Key Concepts and Reporting Issues,”  NYSSCPA 2022 Annual Private Wealth Conference, New York (Dec. 7, 2022)


  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers (2021-2023)
  • New York Metro Rising Star, New York Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters (2020)
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award, City Bar Justice Center (2020)