Ellen I. Kahn Updated:12/2015

Ellen Kahn concentrates her practice on all aspects of estate planning and the estate and trust administration process, with a special focus on working with individuals and families with significant wealth. She represents both individuals and fiduciaries.

Ms. Kahn represents key executives of public companies, founders of privately held companies, spouses, domestic partners, multiple generations of families who hold interests in family businesses, individuals who hold interests in real property and other assets, and trustees and beneficiaries of trusts. Ms. Kahn advises clients in creating wills, trusts and charitable entities to achieve their goals concerning their children, grandchildren and philanthropy. On the trust and estate administration side, she represents trustees and executors in their roles as administrators of complex trusts with multiple beneficiaries and multiple assets, including operating businesses.

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Tax


  • New York University B.A. 1978
  • American University, Washington College of Law J.D. 1981

Contact Ellen I. Kahn


Contact Ellen I. Kahn

Sideman & Bancroft LLP
One Embarcadero Center
Twenty-Second Floor
San Francisco, CA  94111
Phone: 415-392-1960
Fax: 415-392-0827

Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • California