Barry I. Lutzky is a partner in the Trusts and Estates Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, estate & trust taxation and elder law & special needs planning. Barry crafts customized solutions to meet the individual needs of his clients, and his experience ranges from protecting the assets of the middle class to preserving the wealth of high net-worth individuals.
Prior to joining the firm in 2019, Barry was a partner at Schiff Hardin, which merged with Mazur Carp & Rubin, where Barry was a partner, in July 2013. Barry was previously the managing partner at Freedman, Fish & Grimaldi LLP, one of the nation’s first elder law firms.
Barry regularly handles a variety of issues related to estates and trusts, including:
Quote I Live By: “Better to be silent and thought of as a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”
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Thirty-three lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
We are pleased to announce that seven of our lawyers have been named to the 2022 Best Lawyers in America list and one lawyer has been named to the 2022 Ones to Watch list.
Thirty-two lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, an increase from 2019. Last year, twenty-three firm lawyers were ranked as Super Lawyers and seven were ranked on the Rising Stars list, and this year, twenty-eight firm lawyers were ranked as Super Lawyers and four were ranked as Rising Stars.
We are pleased to announce that eight of our lawyers have been named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America list and one lawyer has been named to the 2021 Ones to Watch list.
The recent arrival of Trusts & Estates, Elder Care and Special Needs partners Robert M. Freedman, Barry Lutzky and associate Alexis Gruttadauria was featured in Bloomberg Big Law Business.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, a full-service, mid-size law firm announced today that it has expanded its Trusts & Estates practice, continuing its strategic growth and strengthening its client offerings by adding three lawyers. The group handles all aspects of estate and tax planning, as well as estate administration. With the addition of the new lawyers, the capabilities of the Trusts & Estates practice have expanded to include expertise in the representation of the elderly, individuals with disabilities and/or mental illness and their families.
As we start a new year, we would like to share with you some of our most popular legal alerts from 2020. Our top alerts range from bankruptcy, construction, COVID-19, labor & employment, immigration, trusts & estates, corporate & securities, litigation and intellectual property, reflecting the broad array of our full-service practice. We hope that our alerts have been helpful to you and your colleagues, and demonstrate our commitment to providing important information to you.
As students return to colleges and universities across the United States amid COVID-19 concerns, students, their parents and their families should ensure that arrangements for the student’s medical decision-making for an emergency are made. These arrangements will protect the student if they cannot make medical decisions for themselves and ensure that their loved ones will be entitled to receive protected Medical information. It is important, and often forgotten, that anyone over the age of 18 is legally an adult and can no longer rely on the legal authority of their parents as their legal guardian to help them make medical decisions.
As the world searches for a new normal, it is more important than ever to make sure that the interests of you and your loved ones are properly protected. We have compiled the below list of the basic life and estate planning documents that we recommend every adult (individuals over 18) have in place.
As we start a new year, we would like to share with you some of our most popular legal alerts from 2019.
Our top-read alerts range from construction, labor & employment, tax, immigration, trusts & estates, cooperatives & condominiums, real estate, corporate & securities, litigation and intellectual property, reflecting the broad array of our full-service practice. We hope that our alerts have been valuable to you and your colleagues, and demonstrate our commitment to providing helpful information to you.
The SECURE Act was enacted into law. It is effective on January 1, 2020. The Act makes significant changes to the existing landscape of retirement accounts.