Erica N. Carducci

Associate | Admitted to practice only in New York


Erica concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning and trust and estate administration. She provides counsel to a range of clients in structuring various methods to achieve their personal and financial goals for estate planning, while minimizing the imposition of federal estate, gift, and generation skipping transfer taxes. Erica is skilled at drafting a variety of estate planning documents, and takes a strategic approach to finding the right solution for each individual client.

Education & Admissions


  • Xavier University

    (B.A., cum laude, 2012)

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law

    (J.D., cum laude, 2015)
    Articles Editor, University of Cincinnati Law Review


  • State of New York



  • Prepares a variety of trust and estate planning documents, including wills, powers of attorney, statutory gifts riders, health care proxies, living wills, beneficiary designations, and trust instruments.
  • Analyzes estate, gift, income, and generation skipping transfer tax issues and estate planning solutions for high net worth clients.
  • Manages trust proceedings such as judicial settlement, uneconomic trust termination, and cy pres.
  • Represents clients in probate and administration proceedings.



  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • Buffalo Niagara Partnership BN360
  • New York State Bar Association (Trusts and Estates Law Section; Young Lawyers Section)
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, WNY Chapter