Mr. Briggs has spent more than 30 years attending to the legal needs of high net-worth individuals and their business and charitable interests throughout the United States and abroad. In addition to developing sophisticated tax and wealth transfer strategies which have saved his clients millions in estate and income taxes, Mr. Briggs has extensive experience in real estate, business formation and succession planning, asset protection, and risk management. He can handle everything from simple Wills to esoteric Trust structures and complex administrations, and he has broad knowledge of worldwide citizenship, residence, and domicile issues.

Mr. Briggs also has in-house experience as General Counsel and Secretary of Cybertrust Holdings, Inc. which, during his tenure, became the largest private provider of information security products and services in the world with offices and data centers in the US, UK, Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Luxemburg, Australia, and Japan. Between January 2003 and September 2005, Mr. Briggs managed investments by the company’s owners of almost $200 million in 12 separate acquisitions and a merger which grew the company’s revenues from $10 million to $2...

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  • Private Practice Experience
    • Gilbride, Tusa, Last & Spellane LLC
    • Tannenbaum, Dubin & Robinson LLP
  • In-House Experience

    Cybertrust Holdings, Inc. General Counsel and Secretary



New York

Lincoln W. Briggs


[email protected]




New York


New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1993
Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1986
Colby College, B.A., English Literature, 1982

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