Uniondale, Long Island, New York, August 19, 2005 – Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. announced today that partner Michael K. Feigenbaum, chair of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Department, has been named in New York Magazine’s August 1-8, 2005 issue as one of the New York area’s best lawyers. He received this commendation for his work in the area of trusts and estates. The special section in which Mr. Feigenbaum is listed is described as a “definitive guide to legal representation in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.”
In 2003, Feigenbaum was recognized by www.horsesmouth.com, an online resource for financial advisors, for his superb crafting of the Robert C. Atkins estate plan on behalf of diet guru Robert C. Atkins. The article describes the will as “remarkable in the way it provides for loved ones, minimizes estate taxes, and gives trustees enormous flexibility and control in managing assets left in the trust.”
With over thirty years of trusts and estates experience, Feigenbaum is a leading authority in estate planning, administration and litigation. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, where he is the former chair of the Government Relations Committee. He has also served as president of the Queens County Bar Association and currently serves as a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, an international association of lawyers skilled and experienced in estate planning and the administration of trusts and estates.
Founded in 1968, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. has grown into one of the most respected and largest multi-practice law firms in the New York metropolitan area and is headquartered in Uniondale, New York. With over 60 attorneys in 20 practice areas, the firm offers innovative legal services, keeping focus on the client’s goals, in the areas of corporate & securities, corporate governance, commercial lending, business reorganization, employment, energy, environmental, financial services, banking & bankruptcy, health law, healthcare professionals, intellectual property, life sciences, litigation, municipal & regulatory affairs, real estate, construction, seniors’ housing, technology, trusts & estates, and white collar crime & investigations. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.