April 17, 2009
Partner Christina M. Mason was chosen to serve on the Planned Giving Advisory Committee of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (Sloan-Kettering).
As a member of the committee, Ms. Mason will support the center's development office, conveying its goals and achievements to the trust and estate community. Ms. Mason will also provide advice about tax and legal developments that could affect Sloan-Kettering's approach to encouraging charitable giving.
Richard K. Naum, vice president of development at Sloan-Kettering, stated in a letter that Ms. Mason was chosen because of her professional accomplishments and stature in the community.
Ms. Mason works in the firm's Private Clients practice group and focuses on trusts and estates, tax, estate planning and residential real estate. She has extensive experience in representing private foundations and other charitable organizations.
Established in 1884, is one of the world's oldest and largest privately operated non-profit centers for cancer research, care and education. Sloan-Kettering is renowned for its innovative laboratory research and for applying research findings to developing more effective methods of cancer detection and treatment.