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A Primer on Key Estate Planning Issues for High Net Worth Individuals | Meltzer Lippe

By Avi Z. Kestenbaum The first and most important fact surrounding estate planning for high net worth individuals is that individuals are living longer due …

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Spotlight on Withdrawal Liability

By Jonathan D. Farrell A multiemployer pension plan (otherwise known as Taft-Hartley plan) is a pension plan created by a collective bargaining agreement between a labor …

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Wealth Management (Audio) Dead Celebrity Podcast: Episode 2 – Robin Williams Planned It Right — With Guest Avi Z. Kestenbaum

In this episode of Dead Celebrity, by Informa WealthManagement.com, David Lenok and Avi Kestenbaum discuss the estate plan of beloved comedian and Oscar-winning actor Robin …

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Exempt and Non-Exempt Employees

By Richard M. Howard Introduction:  What Is An Exempt And A Non-exempt Employee Perhaps the worst mistake an employer can make is to classify a non-exempt …

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Sexual Harassment Prevention Legislation Update for NYC Employers

Further to our prior alerts regarding legislation prohibiting sexual harassment, employers in New York City should be aware that the required employee anti-harassment training provision …

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Document Retention for the Modern Trusts and Estates Practitioner

By: David A. Bamdad & Christopher J. Clarke

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Why Convert a Corporation Into an LLC?

By David J. Heymann One of the primary reasons that people decide to convert a corporation into a Limited Liability Company or LLC is to add flexibility in …

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Hoppenstein Trust Decanting Decision Adds Clarity For NY Trusts & Estates Practitioners

By David A. Bamdad A case recently decided in New York County Surrogate’s Court and subsequently affirmed on appeal, Davidovich vs. Hoppenstein (162 A.D.3d 512, …

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A Tale of Two Generations – How a Millennial and a Gen Xer view their law practice.

New estate-planning attorneys may see the practice differently from those who’ve been out a while. Here are the perspectives of one recently admitted attorney (Joy …

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Trusts & Estates Magazine: Safe and Secure

Avi Z. Kestenbaum, co-chair of Meltzer Lippe’s Trust & Estates practice group, discusses some constants in an unstable world.

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