Uniondale, NY – February 2, 2021 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C., announced today that Partner, Jennifer Hillman, has been named as the chair of the New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) Trusts and Estates Section. RMF attorneys who are also on the executive committee include, John Farinacci, vice-chair Estate Litigation Committee, Lois Bladykas, co-chair Legislation and Government Relations Committee and Lisa Fenech, chair Sponsorship Committee.
NYSBA’s Trusts and Estates Law Section is one the largest sections with more than 4,000 members. Section members participate in meaningful projects through committees, such as Estate Planning, Estate & Trust Administration, Surrogate’s Court or Charitable Planning. The Section is particularly active in legislative proposals and initiatives that affect trust and estate practitioners and their clients.
“Jennifer is an experienced attorney and an established leader in RMF’s Trusts and Estates department,” said Adam Silvers, Managing Partner, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., “We are assured that with her vast legal experience and the high regard from her peers, she will excel in this new position.”
Hillman’s practice includes all manner of Surrogate’s Court proceedings including accounting proceedings, probate contests, discovery proceedings, and commercial litigation related to estates. She practices in the Surrogate’s Courts as well as the trial and appellate courts throughout New York.
Hillman is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate counsel (“ACTEC”). Before her promotion to chair of the NYSBA Trusts and Estates Section, she served as chair of the Estate Litigation Committee and co-chair of the Government Relations and Legislation Committee, where she actively assisted the Section in promoting new legislation. Several of her own legislative proposals have been signed into law. She is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association where she served as co-chair of the Surrogates Court Committee. Hillman is a member of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association and is on the Board of Directors of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Foundation.
For over 50 years, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C., headquartered in Uniondale, has built a reputation as one of the region’s leading providers of innovative legal services. Its attorneys are practical, experienced advocates who measure their success by their clients’ success. Cornerstone groups in all major practice areas of the law are represented at the firm, including corporate and securities, corporate restructuring & bankruptcy, commercial lending, commercial litigation, intellectual property, health care, real estate, employment, not-for-profit, cybersecurity and data privacy, energy, and trusts and estates. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.