• OVERVIEW

    Chris’ practice focuses on wealth planning and preservation for high and ultra-high net worth individuals, their families and their businesses.  Chris has significant experience in advising his clients with complex domestic and international estate issues and the related income tax and corporate planning.

    EDUCATION

    • L.L.M. in Taxation, Villanova University School of Law, 2013
    • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 2009
    • B.A., University of Notre Dame, Cum Laude, 2004

    ADMISSIONS

    • New Jersey, 2009
    • Illinois, 2015
  • PRESENTATIONS

    “Estate Planning for S Corporation Shareholders,” New Jersey Society of CPAs, 2014

    “Fatal Flaws:  Avoiding Will Writing Mistakes,” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2014

    “From Romance to Ruin:  Estate Planning Issues Before, During and After the Divorce,” Greater Middlesex Somerset Estate Planning Council, 2013

  • PUBLICATIONS

    Transfer Taxes: 5 Questions to Ask Clients with International Ties, Journal of Accountancy, July 2015

    Protecting Your Clients’ Assets from Their Future Ex-Sons and Daughters-in-Law:  The Impact of Evolving Trust Laws on Alimony Awards, ACTEC Law Journal, Spring/Fall 2015

    Dead or Alive?  How to Rescue Your Divorced Client’s Life Insurance Policy from an ILIT, Trusts & Estates, March 2014

    Maybe a Discretionary Trust Isn’t So Discretionary After All, New Jersey Law Journal, December 2010