- Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center of Touro College (J.D., 2007)
- Lafayette College (B.A., 1996)
- Practice Areas
- Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. Names David R. Schoenhaar as Co-Chair of the Firm’s Trusts and Estates Department
- Estate Planning Review During COVID-19 Crisis
- David R. Schoenhaar Named to Board of Directors of the Tourette Association of America
- Statutory Inheritance Rights of a Posthumously Conceived Child (NYLJ, January 2015)
- Changes to New York’s Estate and Trust Income Tax Laws (NYLJ, May 2014)
- Recent Changes to New York’s Estate and Trust Income Tax Laws
- Modernizing New York’s Non – Profit Law (NYLJ, September 2009)
- Annual Exclusion Gifts to Minors (NYLJ, May 2013)
- Historic Estate & Gift Tax Savings Opportunities Almost Gone (Alert, June 2012)
- Estate Planning and Creditor Protection Utilizing Retirement Assets, 529 Plans & Life Insurance (Nassau Lawyer, Septmeber 2010)
- Wealth Preservation for Future Generations: Utilizing Lifetime Trusts (NYLJ, July 2010)
- Trust and Estates Law – ‘Crummey’ Powers: A Refresher (NYLJ, November 2009)
- Making Gifts and Property Transfers Under New Power of Attorney Law (NYLJ, March 2009)
As a Partner at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., David Schoenhaar serves as Co-Chair of the Trusts and Estates Department and Chair of the Estate Planning and Administration Practice Group.
David’s areas of concentration consist of estate planning, probate, and trust and estate administration. He has experience in preparing and administering wills and trusts for high net-worth individuals that integrate asset protection, lifetime gifting strategies and business succession planning. Skilled in all areas of trusts and estates law, he has also advocated successfully for clients in contested accounting matters, discovery proceedings, kinship hearings and other complex disputes between beneficiaries and fiduciaries.
David is a member of the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association. He actively lectures on estate planning topics for continuing legal education programs and to Bar Associations within New York. He is a contributor to the LexisNexis Estate and Elder Law Blog, a frequent author of estate planning publications and a coauthor with the Hon. C. Raymond Radigan of trusts and estates publications for the New York Law Journal.
Prior to joining Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., David acquired extensive client experience during his eight-year consulting career at Accenture, one of the world’s largest global management and technology consulting firms. At Accenture, David managed large client teams at Fortune 500 companies responsible for implementing multi-million dollar cost reduction initiatives.
David is a board member of the Tourette Association of America. The Tourette Association has emerged as the premier national non-profit organization that offers resources and referrals to help people and their families, as well as raise awareness and a better understanding of Tourette syndrome.
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