Steven P. Block, a partner and the chair of the Firm’s Trusts and Estates Practice Group, was named as one of the “Ones to Watch” in the field of law in the April 8, 2016 Edition of the Long Island Business News. Mr. Block advises clients on all aspects of estate and elder law planning, including preparation of wills and trusts, and sophisticated tax and insurance planning. In addition, he assists clients in implementing intricate gift tax planning, including Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts, Qualified Personal Residence Trusts, and Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts, utilizing sale techniques where appropriate. Mr. Block also provides counsel on probate matters, estate administration and tax planning relating thereto, and Surrogate’s Court proceedings.
In addition to being an attorney, Mr. Block is also a Certified Public Accountant and has extensive experience advising business clients on the organization, sale and liquidation of business entities, including the preparation of Shareholder Agreements, Family Limited Partnership Agreements and Limited Liability Company Operating Agreements.