Lyat manages the firm's private client practice and advises clients on cross border estate planning, trusts, taxation of trusts, pre-immigration planning and private international laws relating to estate planning. Lyat also provides services in connection with probate and inheritance proceedings in Israel and estate administration services.
Lyat was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1998 and practiced law at the New York law firm of Faust Oppenheim, LLP until 2003. Lyat was admitted to the Israel Bar in 2005 and was an attorney at Alon Kaplan Law Firm until 2015.
Lyat is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section and International Section, as well as a member of the International Tax Specialist Group (ITSG). Lyat is an Academician of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law (TIAETL) and a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).
Lyat publishes in leading professional journals and lectures widely in her areas of expertise.