Skip to main content

Elena ​M. ​Hoffstein

Elena ​Hoffstein
Individuals and families who engage in philanthropy have a number of options in organizing their charitable giving.
Title Partner, Leader of Estate Planning Group
Languages Spoken English, Italian


Elena ​Hoffstein


Frequently recommended as a private client and charity law practitioner, Elena Hoffstein’s wealth management practice is focused on personal tax, estate planning, wills, trusts, marriage contracts, charities and not-for-profit law.

Elena provides advice to individuals and families‎ with assets and family members in multiple jurisdictions, including the United States. Elena works on sophisticated, customized family business succession planning, helping clients facilitate the seamless transfer and management of assets. Active in both contentious and non-contentious estate litigation, Elena advises on will challenges, mental capacity matters, applications for advice and direction of the court, and passing of fiduciary accounts.

In recognition of her leadership and career contributions, Elena received the Ontario Bar Association’s “Award of Excellence in Trusts and Estates.” She is also a recipient of Lexpert’s “Zenith Award” and has earned the preeminent “AV” ranking in Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer-Review Ratings.