United States Tax Court
New York University School of Law, LL.M. (taxation) May 2010
Pace University School of Law, J.D. (cum laude) May 2003
Distinction: Julian Hyman Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Trusts & Estates
Executive Productions Editor, Pace Law Review (note published)
University at Albany, State University of New York, B.A. August 1999
Former Associate Attorney with boutique midtown law firm focusing its practice on Trusts & Estates and Elder Law.
In private practice since 2007.
Adjunct Assistant Professor at New York University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS).
New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
Member: Trusts & Estates Section
Elder Law Section
New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA)
Member: Estates & Trusts Committee
LGBT Issues Committee
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Law Association of Greater New York (LeGaL)
Member: Judiciary Committee
Pro bono activities
Tom has participated in a variety of seminars dealing with issues including: (1) Wills, Trusts, and Estates, (2) Health Care Proxies and Living Wills, (3) sophisticated tax planning, (4) planning for parents with disabled minor and adult children, (5) planning for members of the LGBT community, (6) planning for incapacity using a Durable General Power of Attorney, (7) guardianships for disabled children and adults, and (8) various Elder Law topics, including Medicaid and sheltering one's assets against long-term care costs.
Tom is available to participate in seminars upon request.
In addition to English, Tom is conversant in American Sign Language (ASL), and has conducted individual client interactions and group seminars in ASL.