Fox Rothschild Attorneys Give Presentation in New Jersey on Estate Tax Exemptions

December 22, 2011 – Press Releases

Jerome A. Deener, Adam M. Grenker and Debra T. Hirsch, partners in the Roseland office of Fox Rothschild LLP, recently presented “Drafting, Planning and Electing Efficiently When Dealing with the NJ $675,000 and Federal $5,000,000 Estate Tax Exemptions," sponsored by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, in East Rutherford, NJ.

Nearly 200 lawyers were in attendance for the estate tax-focused seminar, which was designed for the experienced estate planner with an upper income client base. The CLE course reviewed the New Jersey $675,000 and federal $5 million estate tax exemptions and provided a practical hands-on approach to the current and possible short-term planning opportunities that exist.

A frequent lecturer for the Institute, Deener is a nationally recognized estate planning attorney and tax litigator. He focuses his practice in individual, corporate and estate planning, real estate and taxation and has appeared before the U.S. Tax Court in cases involving complex and timely estate and gift tax issues. Deener has authored numerous articles and publications on estate planning and lends his knowledge to professional groups through lectures and presentations. He received his LL.M. from New York University Law School in 1971, his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 1968 and his B.S. from Pennsylvania State University in 1965.

Grenker focuses his practice in the areas of sophisticated estate planning, estate and trust administration, federal estate, gift and income taxation, living trusts, tax matters of nonprofit organizations, charitable planning and business succession planning. A frequent author and lecturer, Grenker has contributed many articles on tax law and financial planning. He earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1998 and his B.S. from the University of Virginia in 1995.

With more than 30 years of tax law experience, Hirsch represents clients in federal and state gift and estate tax planning, charitable planning, preparation of wills and trusts and estate administration. She is a sought-after lecturer on various tax law-related topics and has presented before numerous professional groups on the subjects of sophisticated gift and estate tax planning, closely held family businesses and trusts and estates. She earned her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law in 1980 and her B.A., magna cum laude, from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1977.

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