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Robert G. Kurzman and Jessica Galligan Goldsmith Are Again Selected for 2012 New York Metro 'Super Lawyers' List – Press Releases

September 20, 2012 No Comments »

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Robert G. Kurzman and Jessica Galligan Goldsmith of Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP have been named to the 2012 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers, a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas, who have attained the highest degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in the New York Metropolitan area. Each year, only five percent of lawyers in New York State receive this honor.

“It is a singular achievement for an attorney to be selected for the Super Lawyer list in the New York Metropolitan area, home to some of the sharpest legal minds in the nation,” said Joel S. Lever, a founding partner of Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP. “The inclusion of Bob, a founding partner of this firm, and Jessica, the Chair of our Trusts and Estates practice, on this list reflects the outstanding quality and sophistication of the work we do for clients throughout the New York Metropolitan area and Connecticut, as well as for parties across the country and throughout the world.”

This is the fifth year in a row that Mr. Kurzman has been named as a Super Lawyer in the field of estate planning, estate administration and estate litigation. This June, Mr. Kurzman retired from full-time practice after a distinguished legal career spanning five decades. A founding partner of Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever and a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney, Mr. Kurzman has represented clients in a number of highly publicized cases, and argued cases in the appellate courts as well as before the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Kurzman is a Fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel, and received both a B.A. and J.D. from Cornell University as well as a B.A. from Hofstra University. He is a resident of Scarsdale, N.Y.

Ms. Goldsmith was first named a Super Lawyer in 2009 and has been named every year since for a total of four years in a row. She was named as one of the top 25 attorneys in Westchester in 2010 and 2011 by Super Lawyers. AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Ms. Goldsmith advises clients in the areas of estate and gift planning, charitable planning, estate administration and planning for closely held businesses.  Ms. Goldsmith also advises clients in related personal client services.

For more than 25 years, Ms. Goldsmith has employed sophisticated estate and gift tax planning techniques, and has developed creative solutions to meet each client's personal and financial objectives. A member of the exclusive Estate Planning Council of Westchester County Inc., the New York City Bar Association, the Metro New York Philanthropic Advisors Network, the New York State Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, and the Westchester Women's Bar Association, Ms. Goldsmith is also a member of the board of the Westchester County Association. Ms. Goldsmith is admitted to the Bar in both New York and Connecticut, as well as the United States Tax Court.  She obtained her J.D. at Harvard University and her B.A., cum laude, at Bryn Mawr College. Ms. Goldsmith lives in Armonk, N.Y.

About Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP

Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever, LLP was founded in 1985 to provide superior, sophisticated and cost-effective legal services to a broad range of individuals and corporate clients. The firm has been designated a 2012 New York Area's Top Ranked Law Firm® based on the number of AV Preeminent ratings among its attorneys. The firm's size and expertise in a variety of disciplines allows its lawyers to handle complex legal matters. The firm provides a full range of legal services in various practice areas, including corporate, litigation, real estate, tax and trusts and estates. The firm's attorneys have impressive backgrounds and an extraordinary commitment to client service. For more information, visit www.kelaw.com.

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